A bill would treat e-cigarettes like tobacco products, banning them from restaurants, bars and other public places.
Rich covered the latest in the controversy surrounding allegations that the New England Patriots deflated the footballs in their win on Sunday night, the video released of a police shooting in Bridgeton, and New Jersey’s takeover of Atlantic City. He also talked to Dr. Mazz about the most dangerous sex positions, and Dr. Donna Tonrey from La Salle University about spouses keeping secret bank accounts.
Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.
The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.
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.