Hazem Mohamad -
Associated Press
October 07, 2019 - 9:20 pm
Supermarket chain Kroger and drugstore chain Walgreens announced Monday they would discontinue sales of e-cigarettes at their stores nationwide, citing an uncertain regulatory environment.
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Jim Gudas
October 01, 2019 - 9:23 pm
Students, parents, teachers and advocates took turns giving suggestions to 14th District Rep. Lauren Underwood, a Democrat who hosted the listening session at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library.
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In this photo taken Sept. 20, 2019, David Alport, owner of the Bridge City Collective marijuana dispensary in Portland, Ore., goes over sales numbers with the store's general manager Cameron Moore. The company has seen a 31% decrease in its sales of vaping products in the past two weeks. “It’s having an impact on how consumers are behaving,” said Alport. “People are concerned, and we’re concerned.” (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 7:55 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers as public health experts scramble to determine what's causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-cigarettes. The ailment has...
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In this photo taken Sunday, March 19, 2017, vaping enthusiasts demonstrate their skills at a vape talent show in northern China's Tianjin Municipality. A state news agency says China is preparing to impose controls on the content of liquid and additives used in electronic cigarettes amid rising global concern about deaths and illnesses blamed on vaping. (Chinatopix Via AP)
Associated Press
September 24, 2019 - 12:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — China plans to join governments that are imposing controls on tobacco liquid and additives for e-cigarettes amid rising concern about deaths and illnesses blamed on vaping, a state news agency said Tuesday. Rules due out as early as next month also will cover e-cigarette devices and...
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Craig Dellimore
September 16, 2019 - 6:45 pm
At City Hall Monday, Ald. Raymond Lopez proposed a citywide ban on all vaping products. Meanwhile on the West side, the mayor herself proposed a ban on all of the flavored variety. Both want swift action.
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