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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

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

NY Legislature Votes To Ban Sale of E-Cigarettes To Minors

New York’s Legislature has voted to ban selling electronic cigarettes to minors.

06/21/2012

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

Bill Banning Sale Of E-Cigarettes To Minors May Not Pass In New York

E-cigarettes are plastic and metal devices that heat a liquid nicotine solution in a disposable cartridge creating vapor that a smoker inhales.

06/14/2012

The inventor of the electronic cigarette, Hon Lik, smokes his invention - Beiijng, China - May 25, 2009 - Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

E-Cigarette Ban Under Consideration In NY

The plastic devices called “e-cigarettes” carry no warning labels and are heavily advertised on the Internet.

01/24/2011

The inventor of the electronic cigarette, Hon Lik smokes his invention in Beiijng on May 25, 2009. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad & The Smokey

As more cities ban smoking, diehards are looking for a new way to feed their nicotine habit – and they may have found it.

08/20/2010