Attorney General James Distributes Over $7.4 Million to the Finger Lakes Region to Combat Youth Vaping Epidemic

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New York Attorney General Letitia James  distributed over $7.4 million to the Finger Lakes region from a historic $462 million multistate settlement that she secured from JUUL Labs Inc. (JUUL) for its role in the youth vaping epidemic that led to a dangerous rise in underage e-cigarette use nationwide. New York state will receive a total of $112.7 million through this settlement, which Attorney General James will distribute to every county, Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), and the five largest cities in the state to support programs that will help reduce and prevent underage vaping.