July 18, 2019

Dubois County Herald, Associated Press, July 17, 2019- CARMEL — An Indianapolis suburb is adding electronic cigarettes to the city’s ban on smoking in most public places. The Carmel City Council voted unanimously in favor of the proposal Monday night. The city ordinance first adopted in 2005 will continue to …

July 17, 2019

The Los Angeles Times, Colleen Shalby, July 16, 2019- The city of Ventura is one step closer to banning the sale of flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, oils, cigarillos, cigarettes and loose tobacco. Ventura Mayor Matt Lavere and Councilwoman Cheryl Heitmann directed City Council staff to draft an ordinance that …

December 1, 2016

Lexology Elizabeth Boggia November 30, 2016 As many readers are aware, this past Spring the FDA issued a Final Rule concluding that e-cigarettes are deemed “tobacco products” and thus fall under the FDA’s authority to regulate. Earlier this month, the Central District of California determined that all but one state …