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A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Health Commissioner Warns Liquid Nicotine Can Be Lethal To Children

The New Jersey Department of Health is raising awareness about the potential health risks e-cigarettes pose to children.

03/20/2015

A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Woman Claims Underage Kids Used Her Address To Buy Banned E-Cigarettes

In Darien, Conn., some underage children believe they may have found a way to get their hands on outlawed e-cigarettes.

03/13/2015

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Long Island Village Of Lindenhurst Cracks Down On E-Cigarettes

The Long Island village of Lindenhurst has decided to follow in the steps of New York City in banning the use of e-cigarettes in public buildings.

09/29/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer proposes regulations on liquid nicotine containers (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Proposes Regulations For Liquid E-Cigarette Containers

Schumer was joined by Dr. Maida Galvez and students from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine to urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require child-proof safety caps and clear warning labels on the liquid containers.

06/29/2014

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Regulations On E-Cigarettes To Take Effect Tuesday In New York

Laws in New York and Chicago making electronic cigarettes subject to the same regulations as tobacco are taking effect Tuesday, and their sellers and users are steadfast in their opposition.

04/28/2014

A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA Proposes First Regulations For E-Cigarettes

The federal government wants to prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the FDA.

04/24/2014

E-Cigarette (ROBIN UTRECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Proposal To Raise Tax On E-Cigarettes Met With Resistance By Small Business Group

The governor estimated raising the tax for electronic cigarettes to $2.70 like a that on a pack of conventional cigarettes could mean an additional $35 million in annual state revenue.

03/20/2014

A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Schumer Looks To Snuff Out E-Cigarette Marketing To Kids

Schumer is co-sponsoring a bill that would ban e-cigarette marketing campaigns targeted at children.

03/09/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Woman Protests Bloomberg’s Policies By Lighting Cigarette Inside City Hall

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill banning e-cigarette use indoors as one of the last pieces of legislation he approved, an opponent protested Bloomberg’s policies by lighting up a real cigarette right inside City Hall.

12/30/2013

A smoker uses an e-cigarette, the battery-powered device designed as an alternative to cigarettes
(file/credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Council Approves Ban On Indoor E-Cigarette Use

The New York City Council approved legislation Thursday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes from indoor public spaces where smoking is already prohibited.

12/19/2013

A smoker uses an e-cigarette, the battery-powered device designed as an alternative to cigarettes
(file/credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council To Consider E-Cigarette Ban

The City Council will consider a proposal to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places such as restaurants and parks.

12/04/2013

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City Council To Mull E-Cigarette Indoor Smoking Ban

The bill’s sponsors say allowing e-cigarettes in places where tobacco cigarettes are banned threatens “effective enforcement” of the smoking ban and sends the wrong message to children that smoking is safe.

11/27/2013

A smoker uses an e-cigarette, the battery-powered device designed as an alternative to cigarettes
(file/credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmaker To Propose Ban On E-Cigarettes In Public Places

The final word on the level of toxicity and vapors from e-cigarettes has not yet been officially determined.

10/22/2013

E-Cigarette (file/credit: Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Extends Commuter Train Smoking Ban To E-Cigarettes

Smoking is not allowed on Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains, and officials have decided electronic cigarettes are included in that ban.

07/14/2013

E-Cigarette (file/credit: Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Signs New Electronic Cigarette Restrictions Into Law

New laws signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old. That provision goes into effect on January 1.

09/05/2012

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