TOBACCO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TOBACCO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57849619-68/cigarettes-fda-smokers-tobacco.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57849619-68/cigarettes-fda-smokers-tobacco.html.csp">E-cig industry awaits looming federal regulation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T14:35:56.474-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 02:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They’re about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices. The Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes as early as this month. The rules will have big implications for a fast-growing, largely unregulated industry and its legions of customers. Regulators aim to answer the burning question posed by Kenneth Warner, a professor at...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578496192014-04-22T14:35:56.474-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T14:35:56.474-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57849619@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:35:56 MDT Scanner can help stores verify age of e-cig buyers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57723499-79/cigarettes-utah-age-scanner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57723499-79/cigarettes-utah-age-scanner.html.csp">Scanner can help stores verify age of e-cig buyers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T22:24:23.026-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 10:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kids hoping to use a fake ID to buy electronic cigarettes in Utah better brush up on their counterfeiting skills — some retailers will start using barcode scanners to verify a customer’s age. The Utah Vapers Association, which represents 30 specialty stores that sell e-cigarettes, has been working with Draper-based scanner manufacturer, Code Corp., to come up with a handheld scanner that can instantly verify a person’s age by scanning the barcode on their driver license. It’s the same company a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57723499@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:24:23 MDT E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659605-68/vaping-cigarettes-smoking-henley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57659605-68/vaping-cigarettes-smoking-henley.html.csp">E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T10:49:11.65-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • On the edge of the SoHo neighborhood downtown, The Henley Vaporium is an intimate hipster hangout with overstuffed chairs, exposed brick, friendly counter help — but no booze. Instead, the proprietors are peddling e-cigarettes, along with bottles of liquid nicotine ready to be plucked from behind a wooden bar and turned into flavorful vapor for a lung hit with a kick that is intended to simulate traditional smoking. A hint of banana nut bread e-juice lingered in the air one recent aft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576596052014-03-10T10:49:11.65-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T10:49:11.65-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57659605@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:49:11 MDT