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State Net Capitol Journal Spotlight: Last Year's Hot Issues Likely To Keep Smoldering In States

In part II of our legislative preview, we take a look at a few more issues likely to occupy state lawmakers' attention in 2014. The majority were hot issues in the states last year and even before, but they have only been stoked by recent Supreme Court decisions, continued Congressional inaction...

State Net Capitol Journal: With D.C. Stalled, More States Ponder Regulating E-Cigarettes

By Rich Ehisen The use of electronic cigarettes — battery powered devices that look like a traditional cigarette or cigar but which allow smokers to inhale flavored nicotine in a vapor form that uses no tobacco and produces no secondhand smoke — is booming. But with no definitive scientific...

Twenty-Nine States Urge FDA To Strengthen Proposed Regulation Of E-Cigarettes To Protect Kids

States Propose Restrictions On Advertising To Youth, Bans On Flavored E-Cigarettes Current FDA Proposal Falls Far Short Of What Is Needed To Protect Our Youth The attorneys general of Illinois, Indiana, Massachussetts, and New York, have co-sponsored a letter submitted to the Food and Drug Administration...