Chris Horne visits a local smoke shop to see how the latest regulation will impact their business

10 ON YOUR SIDE’S CHRIS HORNE WENT TO A LOCAL VAPE SHOP THAT THINKS A BAN IS GOING TOO FAR. (CHRIS) HE HAS NO PROBLEM WITH REGULATION – HE JUST DOESN’T WANT SO MUCH REGULATION THAT ADULTS CAN’T MAKE THEIR OWN DECISIONS. (CHRIS) AND THAT’S THE KEY WORD – ADULTS. FLAVORED VAPES ARE ENORMOUSLY POPULAR […]

Local Cuban-born doctor says lift of cigar ban good sign

Thomas.Cigars and rum — twoitems Cuba is famousfor.And starting Monday,for the first time inmore than 50 years,Americans can bringas much of both homeafter traveling abroad.27 First NewsReporter Tyler Trillvisited a Boardmanbusiness and talkedwith a Cuban-borndoctor about theimpact of this change.It’s our TOP STORYat 10.In January 20-15, theObama administrationpartially lifted the ban.That allowed people tobring $100 […]

FDA fighting back against e-cigarette manufacturers

OF E-CIGARETTES (SCOTT ) THE FDA ANNOUNCED ITS ACTION YESTERDAY MORNING… EVEN THREATENING TO TAKE SOME E- CIGARETTES OFF THE MARKET. JOE MELILLO HAS BEEN WORKING ON THIS STORY FOR US, EVEN BEFORE THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT. (JOE) GOOD MORNING FDA SAYS MANUFACTURERS ARE TO BLAME FOR MARKETING TO KIDS THAT THESE MAJOR E-CIG MANUFACTURERS MUST […]

E-cigarette legislation approval

highs in the upper 60s to 70.(JP)THE RHODE ISLANDHOUSE OFREPRESENTATIVES HASAPPROVED LEGISLATION —TO REQUIRE CHILD-RESISTANT PACKAGINGFOR E-CIGARETTES.IT WOULD ALSO FORBIDPEOPLE FROM USING THEPRODUCTS ON SCHOOLGROUNDS.STATE REP TERESA TANZISAYS IT’S UNFORTUNATETHAT “E-LIQUIDS” AREMARKETED IN COLORFULPACKAGING TO TEMPTYOUNG PEOPLE.MASSACHUSETTS… NEWYORK… AND VERMONTHAVE SIMILAR LAWS.THE BILL IS NOW IN THEHANDS OF THE STATESENATE… WHERE SENATEPRESIDENT DOMINICKRUGGERIO HASSPONSORED SIMILAR

Police: K2 arrests on the rise in Texarkana, TX

SHARING SOME EYE-OPENING VIDEO TONIGHT..((JACQUE))THEY WANT TO WARN PARENTS ABOUT WIDESPREAD USE OF A DANGEROUS DRUG.NBC SIX’s JENNA JORDAN HAS THE STORY. 3 (Jenna Jordan)THIS IS BODY CAMERA FOOTAGE.. FROM AN PUBLIC INTOXICATION ARREST OF A SUSPECT TEXARKANA TEXAS POLICE SAY SMOKED SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA OR K-TWO.(Officer Jonathan Price)”Almost daily we’re finding drivers passed out behind […]

Smoke Detector Changes Making Impact

PROHIBIT ANYONE FROM USING AUTOMATIC DIALING TECHNOLOGY TO CONTACT NEW YORKERS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSESWITHOUT PERMISSION…IT WOULD ALSO REQUIRE TELEPHONE COMPANIES TO OFFER FREE SERVICES TO CONSUMERS ALLOWING THEM TO PRESCREEN ROBOCALLS.A VOTE HASN’T BEEN SCHEDULED YET.. BUT THE TWO DOWNSTATE LAWMAKERS WHO ARE PUSHING THE ((ANG))BY APRIL FIRST, SMOKE DETECTORS WITH A SEALED 10 YEAR […]

Local business owner reacts to proposed tax on e-cigarette liquids

>IF A NEW BILL FROM THE STATEHOUSE IS PASSED, E-CIGARETTES AND E- LIQUIDS WILL BECOME TAXED LIKE REGULAR CIGARETTES.WE’LL HAVE MORE .. ON HOW THAT WILL IMPACT BUSINES AND USERS. ((MIKE))GOOD EVENING EVERYONE. I’M MIKE TANK.IF YOU SMOKE E- CIGARETTES .. YOU COULD BE PAYING MORE IN THE FUTURE.THE INDIANA STATE SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE.. ADVANCED […]

Local doctor warns e-cigarette users after CDC reports first death linked to vaping

WOULD APPEAL. THE FIRST REPORTED DEATH FROM A SEVERE LUNG INJURY … POSSIBLY RELATED TO VAPING … HAS BEEN REPORTED IN ILLINOIS. NOW … THE C-D-C IS INVESTIGATING NEARLY 2-HUNDRED SEVERE PULMONARY ILLNESSES IN PEOPLE WHO USE E-CIGARETTES. LOCAL 24 NEWS REPORTER REBECCA BUTCHER … SPOKE WITH A DOCTOR WHO SAYS HE ISN’T SURPRISED BY […]

Experts: Enforcing Illinois’ new smoking ban may be difficult for police

ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18… WILL SOON BE BANNED IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. ((ERIC)) THE NEW LAW AIMS TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM SECONDHAND SMOKE.. AND PREVENT FUTURE YOUTH TOBACCO USE. BRETT BROOKS TAKES A CLOSER LOOK AT WHO THE LAW APPLIES TO. BRETT.. THIS IS FOR ALL SMOKERS… NOT JUST THOSE WHO LIGHT […]