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  • Don Torok: Oppose bill that encourages tobacco use

    Thank you for your recent editorial, "Picking fights won't help e-cigarette ban," in reference to House Bill 169 and e-cigarettes. Your editorial only touched the surface of the real issue and it is an important one for all of the residences in Florida A...
  • Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show

    Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, U.S. data show
    Complaints of injury linked to e-cigarettes, from burns and nicotine toxicity to respiratory and cardiovascular problems, have jumped over the past year as the devices become more popular, the most recent U.S. data show. Between March 2013 and March...
  • Bank of America's financial crisis costs become a recurring nightmare

    (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp's financial crisis hangover is lasting longer than expected, leading some investors to wonder if the massive litigation expenses being incurred have become a recurring cost of doing business instead of being dismissed as...
  • Bank of America's mortgage crisis costs become a recurring problem

    (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp's mortgage pain is lasting longer than expected, leading some investors to wonder if the massive expenses being incurred have become a recurring cost of doing business instead of being dismissed as one-time items. The...
  • Towns target teens' use of e-cigarettes

    Towns target teens' use of e-cigarettes
    The village of Barrington has an ordinance that forbids minors from possessing e-cigarettes, and the local school system also bans the devices. But such is the concern over "vaping" — the practice of inhaling nicotine-spiked vapor through a battery-...
  • Pennsylvania's tobacco settlement funding losses reduced

    A Philadelphia judge on Thursday handed Pennsylvania a partial but significant victory in its court fight with Big Tobacco, sparing the state a catastrophic cut in tobacco settlement money used to fund research, anti-smoking programs and hospitals'...
  • Broward school district snuffs out all outdoor smoking

    Broward school district snuffs out all outdoor smoking
    Smokers may soon have to keep their butts away from Broward County schools. The School Board gave initial approval Tuesday to a policy that prevents tobacco products on any school district property, even outdoors or while parked inside a car. That...
  • E-cigarettes target youth, lawmakers say

    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette makers aim to hook youth on their products using music festivals, free samples and candy-flavored versions, U.S. Democratic lawmakers said. The findings, in a survey released Monday by members of Congress, should prod U.S....
  • E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say

    E-cigarette firms targeting young people, lawmakers say
    WASHINGTON — E-cigarette companies are preying on young consumers by using candy flavors, social media ads and free samples at rock concerts, according to a report released Monday by Democratic legislators. A survey of nine electronic-cigarette...
  • Lawmakers seek regulation of e-cigarette liquids

    Lawmakers seek regulation of e-cigarette liquids
    Amid mounting safety concerns about accidental nicotine exposure, state representatives have decided they aren't going to wait for federal regulation of electronic cigarettes to push childproofing legislation forward. About five months ago, the U.S....
  • Legislators Propose Major Expansion Of Preschool Programs

    HARTFORD — Democratic leaders in the legislature presented an ambitious proposal Wednesday to dramatically expand government-funded early childhood education programs in Connecticut. Standing alongside educators from across the state at a Capitol...
  • Oppose bill that exposes kids to tobacco

    A bill being considered by the Florida Legislature should incite parents and public health supporters to action. House Bill 169 started out as a bill that would prohibit the sale of nicotine-dispensing devices, commonly known as e-cigarettes, to minors....