Updated 10/8/19

Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping.

Local drugstore chain Walgreens and also Kroger’s announced Monday they would discontinue sales of e-cigarettes at their stores citing an uncertain regulatory environment.

The vaping industry has come under scrutiny after hundreds of people have fallen ill and at least eight have died after using vaping devices.

Kroger said it would stop selling e-cigarettes as soon at its current inventory runs out at its stores and fuel centers.

Walmart announced last month that it would stop selling e-cigarettes at its store in Pulaski and other stores nationwide.