Posts tagged: legal

City officials, smoke shops await Prop. 19 vote

Tweet For Napa Valley business owners, dreams of selling legal marijuana are still hazy. While Californians prepare to vote Tuesday on Proposition 19, which would legalize the use of recreational marijuana, other Bay Area cities are abuzz with the possibilities of Amsterdam-style cafes that sell joints beside java. Not so in the valley. Liquor store owners are wary that the federal government could revoke their liquor licenses. Smoke shop owners ... Jump to full article >>

E-cigs are Sold to Minors in Arizona

Tweet CBS 11 reporters took a hidden camera and visited several kiosks that sell electronic smoking devices across Arizona and found that the majority of them are selling their products to teenagers without even asking their age. Ok, everybody knows that electronic cigs are legal, and there are no written age-restrictions for their sales, at least currently. But, scientists doubt their safety for usage by human and particularly kids. Samir Sabry, ... Jump to full article >>

Crestview Hills will ask for smoking ban

Tweet Crestview Hills City Council will be asking Kenton, Campbell and Boone fiscal courts to pass a smoking ban in indoor public places. The council passed a resolution urging the fiscal courts to enact the ban at the regular meeting Thursday Nov. 12. The resolution passed 4-3 with a tie break vote cast by Mayor Paul Meier. The city plans to send the resolution to all three fiscal courts. “It’s the right thing to do for the public,&# ... Jump to full article >>

Marcial: Pros Gazing at Star Scientific

Tweet With its technology for eliminating key toxins in tobacco, the outfit has huge potential, especially if it wins a court fight against R.J. Reynolds Investors will be watching intently as a big tobacco industry patent-infringement case goes to trial in mid-May: a David-and-Goliath court battle pitting the second-largest U.S. cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, a unit of Reynolds American (RAI), against the tiny and little-known Star Sci ... Jump to full article >>