Kroger to stop selling e-cigarettes

FROM KROGER. IT WILL STOP SELLING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES AS SOON AS ITS CURRENT INVENTORY RUNS OUT. COLLEEN: KROGER SAYS THE MOVE IS BECAUSE OF QUOTE: “THE MOUNTING QUESTIONS AND INCREASINGLY-COMPLEX REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THESE PRODUCTS.” WALGREENS ALSO ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT IT WILL DISCONTINUE SALES OF E-CIGARETTES AT STORES NATIONWIDE. DARLENE: A MASSIVE DRUG BUST […]

The Surprising History of Tobacco

Tobacco: It was thought to be a heal-all, but in reality, a harm-all.The origins of this controversial plant are in the fields of the Americas, and the mostcommon species, Nicotiana Tabacum, originated in Mesoamerica, a region in the central partof the Americas.Tobacco usage started among the people of the Americas, then europeans through exploration,and eventually […]

New app seeks to help opioid addicts, those in recovery

ELLIE: WITH THE AMOUNT OF OPIATE ADDICTION AND DEATHS HERE IN FRANKLIN COUNTY -THE ALCOHOL, DRUG AND MENTAL HEALTH BOARD IS PUSHING TOWARDS A NEW TOOL THAT IS MEANT TO HELP ADDICTS AND THOSE CURRENTLY IN RECOVERY. MARK: NBC 4’S ELYSE CHENGERY HAS MORE ON WHAT EXACTLY THIS APP MEANS FOR THE COMMUNITY. ELYSE: THE […]

The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course World History #23

Hi. I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today’s video is kind ofa response to one of the most riveting history books you’ll ever read, the Columbian Exchangeby David Crosby. He had a good year in 1969– published The Columbian Exchange, played Woodstock,he was still on his first liver. What? It was […]