Input sought on proposed Washtenaw County ban on e-cigarettes

Input sought on proposed Washtenaw County ban on e-cigarettes
The current regulation defines, "smoking" as, "inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying any lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe, weed, plant or related substance or product." Dan Smith said the county's attorneys assured him that "related substance or …
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DPS: Dangerous marijuana wax showing up in Minnesota
The DPS says marijuana wax is dangerous. It is a concentrate of marijuana, and the Drug Enforcement Administration says users typically put it in an electronic cigarette or vaporizer and smoke it. It has high levels of THC, which can create a more …
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Housing leader unsure whether Quincy smoking ban would include medical
Proponents of the law said many seniors in poor health would benefit from medical marijuana. Most of the public-housing units in Quincy are for elderly and disabled residents. As of Feb. 1 of this year, patients must receive electronic certifications …
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Are e-cigarettes safer for pregnant women?

Are e-cigarettes safer for pregnant women?
McAfee said that manufacturers contend that e-cigarettes are safe because they release harmless water vapor. However, that vapor contains nicotine, which can be inhaled by kids who are near people using these devices. Children can also be exposed to …
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Texas House committee considers e-cigarette ban for minors
The House Public Health Committee took up five bills that would extend current restrictions on tobacco products to vapor products like e-cigarettes. Texas retailers are banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to customers younger than …
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Capitola weighs banning e-cigarettes

Capitola weighs banning e-cigarettes
5. seconds. Police up patrols at Del Monte Beach following March 14th murder. 2: 21. post a comment. Capitola is looking at joining more the 70 other communities in California that have included electronic cigarette regulations in their smoking laws.
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Online age-verification fails to prevent minors from purchasing e-cigarettes
The buyers were instructed to visit the websites and attempt to purchase the cheapest available disposable nicotine e-cigarette or — if unavailable — the cheapest nicotine e-cigarette starter kit. The researchers tracked the details of the purchase …
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