The North Carolina Senate has passed a bipartisan bill that would make child-resistant packaging and warning labels mandatory for liquids used with electronic-cigarette vaporizers, as reported by Packing Business Review.

Once approved, the law that would be effective from December 1, would ban the sale of any e-liquid product without the necessary child-resistant packaging and warning labels in North Carolina.

As reported in The Winston-Salem Journal, sponsors believe the bill is essential to reduce harmful effects of e-cigarettes and vaporizer devices on the public.

The bill is primarily aimed at adoption of unique packaging that would be difficult for those under the age of five to open.

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