Young Adult Says Vaping Helped Him Quit Smoking
Evan Wright, 18, started smoking cigarettes and cigars early in high school. He sometimes smoked three cigars a night and began to have serious breathing problems, he said. A year ago, he started vaping, which delivers nicotine in an appealingly flavored aerosol without all the toxic chemicals ...Continue Reading...
Opinions Divided: Banning Public Vaping In Pittsburgh
Between the poles of calling for a ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking because it “normalizes” smoking behavior or fighting any ban because it’s bad for business, 15 people testified Monday at a public hearing held by the Allegheny County Board of Health. It’s both personal and professional for ...Continue Reading...
Kansas County Confirms Vaping Indoors
Reporting from Wichita, Kansas At a special county commission meeting Monday night in Derby, commissioners gave the approval for an official policy on vaping. “I trust our staff has developed a very moderate policy. We are allowing managers to supervise their own areas,” says Sedgwick County ...Continue Reading...
Map Of Pending Tax Threats To Vapor Products
15 states are still considering imposing excise or “sin” taxes on vaping products, a policy prescription that Americans for Tax Reform fundamentally opposes in every state with ongoing threats. Vaping is not only tobacco-free technology products; they are actually effective smoking ...Continue Reading...
Olympia, Washington House Passes Vaping Regulations
The full House has approved legislation that would regulate vapor products in Washington, including banning people under age 18 from using them. House Bill 1645 passed the House on a 59-36 vote Friday and now heads to the Senate for consideration. The state’s Liquor Control Board would license ...Continue Reading...
Salt Lake City, Utah Inputs Tax On Vaping Products To Pay For Health Care
A bill adding a tax to vaping products that would be used to pay for rural health care needs was introduced Friday, but the sponsor acknowledges it will be a hard sell to the Legislature. “It’s an election year. It’s going to be tough,” the sponsor of HB333, Rep. Paul ...Continue Reading...
Olathe, Kansas Raises Minimum Tobacco Age
Olathe city leaders have voted to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. The vote Tuesday evening was 6-1 to John Bacon casting the lone dissenting vote. Thirteen people spoke out in favor of raising the age limit, citing health, economic and lifestyle reasons. When the ...Continue Reading...
2016 Kicks Off With New Regulations
Politicians are starting 2016 with one thing in mind, vaping regulations. Falling in line with Chicago, the use of vaping is no longer allowed indoors in public places in Oregon. As of January 1st, House Bill 2546, signed last year by Governor Kate Brown, also bans vaping in restaurants, bars, ...Continue Reading...
Chicago Is Set To Put A Tax On Vaping
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration is seriously tackling vaping, almost as if vaping were the major problem Chicago is facing right now. Starting New Year’s day, the city will introduce a tax on vaping products called The Liquid Nicotine Product Tax. The tax, which will apply along with ...Continue Reading...
Los Cerritos, Long Beach Passes Measures Banning New Vaping Businesses
New city laws governing the sale of electronic cigarettes in Los Cerritos, Long Beach, California will go into effect in late November after leaders approved the measures. One ordinance bans all new electronic cigarette business (the city’s one e-cigarette business will be grandfathered in), ...Continue Reading...
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