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Senate vaping bill moves full steam ahead to the House

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that strives to fix Indiana’s current vaping law, part of which was ruled unconstitutional, passed the Senate Tuesday. Sen. Vaneta Becker, R-Evansville, said she voted and spoke against Indiana’s current law regarding the vaping industry last year with the fear it would give undue control to […]

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Vaping bill revamped after ruling

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Senate’s overhaul of the state’s vaping regulations has undergone a complete transformation.    “At the very end of January, the Federal District Court issued an opinion which had caused us to start over entirely and then recraft this bill,” Sen. Randy Head, R-Logansport, said. From the beginning of […]

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Vaping bill under review after court ruling

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers are putting a bill on hold after courts ruled part of current vaping law unconstitutional. The latest version of Senate Bill 1 would remove the strict security restrictions that essentially created a monopoly. Only one security firm, Lafayette-based Mulhaupt’s, could met the requirements. SB 1 also would […]

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Vaping liquid manufacturer: Law drove me out of Indiana

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Proposed changes to a controversial vaping law may bring business back to Indiana.  Sandy Brown and her husband opened their first Cool Breeze Vapor shop in May 2013 and her business was growing. After the current e-liquids law went into effect last year with new certification requirements, Brown was […]

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ISTEP may stick around longer than hoped

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Road funding and education, including extending the life of ISTEP, are some of the priorities the Senate Republicans’ listed Tuesday. They expect ISTEP, which was originally slated to be replaced next school year, to stick around for a year or two. They’re concerned rushing a new version of the […]

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Zoeller urges Congress not to pass e-cig legislation

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Federal legislation being proposed could weaken the Tobacco Control Act in relation to e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products. Attorney General Greg Zoeller, along with Maine Attorney General Janet Mills, are urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations to oppose the legislation. “The federal government continues […]

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Controversial vaping bill headed to Pence for consideration

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The makers and sellers of e-liquids used for vaping and electronic cigarettes would face licensing and new regulations under legislation moving to Gov. Mike Pence for consideration. House Bill 1432 bans the sale of e-liquids to minors and requires manufacturers to get a permit from the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco […]

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Senate sends e-liquids bill back to House, legislation is just steps from law

By Adam Lee TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that places new security requirements on e-liquid producers and bans retailers from selling them to minors. House Bill 1432, authored by Rep. Kevin Mahan, R-Hartford City, defines e-liquid as a substance that is vaporized and inhaled by vapor pens. The bill would […]

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Webcast: Vaping, ethics and more on this week’s Statehouse newscast

Anchors Chelsea Howell and Michael Icenogle host a newscast about the week’s Statehouse headlines. March 6, 2015 Webcast from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo.

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E-liquids would be regulated under bill that passes Senate

By Adam Lee TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that regulates liquids used in vapor pens, an area that is currently unregulated under current law. The liquids, often referred to as “e-liquids,” are used in vapor pens and are similar to products like e-cigarettes and hookah pens. Senate Bill 539, authored […]

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