Jan 29, 2016

On February 10, the Dover City Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance to ban electronic cigarettes in places where conventional cigarettes are already prohibited.

Dec 12, 2016

A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General says that e-cigarette use among high schoolers grew 900% from 2011 to 2015. 

Jan 09, 2017

Rep. Timothy Horrigan is sponsoring a 2017 bill that would tax premium cigars at 15% of the wholesale price.

Mar 11, 2017

Thursday, March 16 the Senate will vote on a bill that would add e-cigarettes to state initiatives preventing tobacco use.

Feb 06, 2017

Sen. David Watters is sponsoring SB 145, a 2017 bill that would make it a violation to smoke in a car with a passenger under the age of sixteen.  Law enforcement would only be able to enforce the law if they first cited the driver for another violation or offense. 

The violation would come with a $100 fine.

Oct 28, 2016

This November, voters in California will consider Proposition 56, a ballot measure that would increase the state’s cigarette tax by $2, with the proceeds going to fund tobacco cessation services and Medi-Cal, the state’s low income health care program.

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Aug 05, 2017

This past week Maine became the fourth state to raise the purchasing age for cigarettes to twenty-one years-old.

255 counties and municipalities in fourteen other states also prohibit selling cigarettes to someone under age twenty-one. 

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