Chris discusses the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby Case, the soda ban in New York City being rejected and Hillary Clinton’s “money woes.” He also talked to Sam Rohrer from the American Pastors Network at 7:00 and Adele Keim from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty at 8:35.
The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Chris discussed the demise of the Paycheck Fairness Act in the Senate, testimony in Congress on the Comcast merger with Time Warner, and Philadelphia’s ban on e-cigarettes. He talks to comedian Jon Lovitz and Greg Conley from the Heartland Institute.
Saying he wants to “promote and protect the health and wellness of everyone in Philadelphia,'” Mayor Nutter has signed into law two measures that regulate electronic cigarettes.
Ignoring the pleas of e-cigarette users, City Council has unanimously approved a measure that bans the devices from public spaces in Philadelphia.
Smoking electronic cigarettes in public places in the city of Philadelphia could soon be restricted. City Council is set to vote Thursday on whether to ban them in places like restaurants, bars and public parks, just like the current regular cigarette ban in the city.
City Councilman Bill Greenlee explained the rationale behind the measure is that much is still unknown about e-cigarettes and they could potentially be a safety risk.
The city’s health commissioner, Dr. Donald Schwarz, said he supports the Council measure which would prohibit e-cigarettes in public spaces.
Chris reviewed the Senate Intelligence report on Benghazi, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s comments on marijuana, and talked to Comcast Executive Vice President David Cohen about plans to build a new tower in Center City.
It’s not the cigarettes, but new research indicates teens are increasingly smoking e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah.
Chris continues his coverage of the developing events in Syria and also talks with Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Bobby Lee.
Electronic cigarettes were made to help people stop smoking, but some have found an alternative use for them.
Instead of burning tobacco, an e-cigarette dispenses nicotine vapor, and proponents say what’s exhaled is nothing but mist.
Without smoke, e-cigarettes are potentially safer than cigarettes and could help smokers quit but the studies are just starting.