Boulder’s Expanded Outdoor Smoking Ban Includes E-Cigs
Boulder, Colorado smokers will no longer be able to light up in the downtown business district, in city parks, open space or within 25 feet of bus stops, multi-use paths and entrances to buildings. The Boulder City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the outdoor smoking ban, the ...Continue Reading...
Chandler City, Arizona May Consider E-Cig Ban
Chandler could become the latest Arizona city to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places. A City Council subcommittee was urged to amend the ordinance that bans smoking tobacco in public places to include e-cigarettes, or “vaporizers,” battery-powered devices that ...Continue Reading...
Erie County, New York Is Proposing E-Cig Regulations
Erie County could soon impose new E-cigarette regulations that are similar to already-existing cigarette regulations. The county will hold a public forum on Monday, January 26th at 4:30 p.m. to discuss E-cigarettes and their potential health hazards. Leaders will also discuss banning their use ...Continue Reading...
Kentuckians Favor Excise Tax On E-Cigs
Kentucky adults to vapers: Pay up! A new study from Interact for Health and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, found one thing that most Kentucky adults, no matter the locale or party, agree on: They want the commonwealth to slap an excise tax on the sale of e-cigarettes so that ...Continue Reading...
New Orleans Offers New Regulations
This week, the New Orleans City Council will vote on a measure that could ban smoking, including electronic cigarettes, in bars and casinos citywide, but at a “town hall” meeting on the ordinance last week, e-cigarette smokers — “vapers” — and vape store owners said they ...Continue Reading...
Proposed E-Cigarette Regulations Creating Controversy
As the popularity of electronic cigarettes grows, Indiana politicians are pushing for tougher regulations at the state level. Legislators will consider a bill this session aimed at curbing teen use of the products. The proposal comes shortly after anational survey revealed, for the first time ...Continue Reading...
Governor Of Utah Wants To Tax E-Cig Sales
Buried in Gov. Gary Herbert’s budget blueprint is a proposal that is sure to have the users of e-cigarettes fuming. In a footnote on page 22 of his outline, Herbert is proposing a new tax on e-cigarettes that his office predicts will raise $10 million next year. Herbert, who boasted his ...Continue Reading...
Washington Still Unsure About E-Cigs
Jonathan Foulds, professor of public health sciences and psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine, said that it’s too soon to know how vaping, as use of e-cigarettes has been called, compares to smoking tobacco when it comes to health effects. It takes 20 to 30 years for smoking to ...Continue Reading...
Seattle, Washington May See 95% Tax On Vapor Products
If Governor Jay Inslee gets his way, Seattle, Washington will see that electronic cigarette smokers will soon be helping to fill the state budget gap. He wants to impose a 95 percent tax on any and all vapor products. The tax hike was one of several the governor outlined in his budget plan, ...Continue Reading...
E-Cig Ban And Raised Age Possible In Columbia, MO
According to the Columbia Daily Tribune, the Columbia, Missouri City Council is set to take a final vote monday december 15th on three bills that would increase the minimum sale age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 and add e-cigarettes to the city’s ban on smoking indoors. If passed, ...Continue Reading...
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