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St. Louis Park votes to ban the sale of vaping products

The ban goes into effect Feb. 1.

St. Louis Park is now the first city in Minnesota to ban the sale of vaping products.

The city council voted 6-1 in favor of approving the ban Monday evening at a regular council meeting. 

The ban will go into effect Feb. 1.

The decision to ban vaping products comes after alarming nation-wide health concerns related to vaping.

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More than 2,500 cases have been reported across the nation. There have been 54 deaths, according to health officials.

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