Western Mass Vape Store Owners React to Ban

Last week, Governor Baker announced a ban on all vaping products in Massachusetts following the release of a CDC report detailing of hundreds of illnesses and nine deaths nationwideThe ban is a huge hit to store owners in the state, many who say they fear they’ll be forced out of business. Carolee McGrath sat down with vape store owners Umer Rehmen, owner of Planet Vape in East Longmeadow and Discount Tobacco in Springfield, and Sarib Nawaz, owner of Zain’s Smoke shop in Springfield, to hear their perspective on the ban.