BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — Two individuals face costs after police in Battle Creek carried out a sting at vape outlets on Tuesday.
Police carried out the sting “after receiving considerations from a number of companies and fogeys,” town stated in a launch.
Costumers should be at the very least 21 to purchase tobacco merchandise, together with e-cigarettes or vapes, in Michigan.
“They include dangerous chemical substances that may trigger lung harm, and native officers match federal concern for an epidemic of vape use amongst youngsters,” town of Battle Creek stated.
The Battle Creek Police Division despatched officers posing as minors to 4 vape outlets. Two outlets — Froggy’s on Capital Avenue NE close to McKinley Avenue and Sam’s Low cost and Occasion Retailer on Carl Avenue and Dickman Highway — offered the officers posing as minors vape merchandise, authorities say.
The 2 individuals who offered the vapes now face costs, officers say. They are saying one of many two individuals was additionally arrested on six excellent warrants.
Police haven’t launched their names.
Extra details about the hazards of vaping and assets that can assist you stop smoking or vaping may be discovered at drugfreebc.org, or by calling the Substance Abuse Council at 269.326.4040.