Round 2 as Boca Raton again tries to ban vaping in public

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article stated vapers could go to jail for vaping in public places. This was an older version of this ordinance. The new ordinance has been updated and exempts violators from going to jail. On Tuesday, April 28, 2015 City of Boca Raton City Council agenda, the issue of vapingContinue reading “Round 2 as Boca Raton again tries to ban vaping in public”

Take Action: Boca Raton to vote on whether to jail residents and tourists for vaping this Tuesday, February 24, 2015

At the Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Boca Raton City Council meeting, council members will be voting on whether to ban vaping similar to cigarettes even though the two are very different behaviors. See more detailed information about vaping here: https://karldickey.wordpress.com/2015/02/11/boca-raton-vaping-ban-introduced-at-city-council-meeting-vaping-could-land-you-in-jail-if-you-do-it-in-the-wrong-spot-in-boca/. This proposed ordinance intrudes on a business owner’s ability to govern their business as they seeContinue reading “Take Action: Boca Raton to vote on whether to jail residents and tourists for vaping this Tuesday, February 24, 2015”

Obama admin does something right, some proposed FDA restrictions are dropped

Yesterday, June 24, 2014, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have lowered the health risk rhetoric and proposed rules for e-cigarettes and cigars. The OMB announced it is deleting language from the FDA’s proposed regulations they made in April, however no final rules have been implemented as the FDA will not completeContinue reading “Obama admin does something right, some proposed FDA restrictions are dropped”

FDA on e-cigs: We don’t know if they are bad for you but we’re going to regulate

Today, April 24, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin the regulation of electronic cigarettes even though the federal agency admits its does not know if electronic cigarettes are bad for consumers. E-cigarettes have become wildly popular in America, which has prompted the agency to study the battery-powered device further. The new regulationContinue reading “FDA on e-cigs: We don’t know if they are bad for you but we’re going to regulate”

FDA on e-cigs: We don't know if they are bad for you but we're going to regulate

Today, April 24, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin the regulation of electronic cigarettes even though the federal agency admits its does not know if electronic cigarettes are bad for consumers. E-cigarettes have become wildly popular in America, which has prompted the agency to study the battery-powered device further. The new regulationContinue reading “FDA on e-cigs: We don't know if they are bad for you but we're going to regulate”