Electronic cigarettes http://wunc.org en Reynolds E-Cigarettes Go National http://wunc.org/post/reynolds-e-cigarettes-go-national <p>Reynolds American is now distributing its electronic cigarettes nationally. The Vuse&nbsp;vapor product had been widely available in only four states until now. It became the top-selling E-cigarette in Utah and Colorado last year. E-cigarettes heat a liquid nicotine solution in a disposable cartridge that is then inhaled. Vuse is a battery-powered, smokeless vapor product.<br /> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:17:09 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 37771 at http://wunc.org Reynolds E-Cigarettes Go National Reynolds American Moves Ahead With VUSE E-Cigarettes http://wunc.org/post/reynolds-american-moves-ahead-vuse-e-cigarettes <p></p><p></p><p>Reynolds American is forging ahead with its electronic cigarette brand.&nbsp; The announcement was made Friday in Tobaccoville.</p><p>Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron says it’s time for everybody to have the chance to try out their VUSE digital vapor cigarette.&nbsp;</p><p>“It it’s selling like hot cakes, you need more hot cakes,” said Cameron.</p><p>And Cameron had no problem whipping out her personal VUSE.</p><p>“Yes, this is a VUSE, I tried it, and I actually use it, it’s spectacular.”</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 20:01:58 +0000 Leoneda Inge 36062 at http://wunc.org Reynolds American Moves Ahead With VUSE E-Cigarettes House Lawmakers Tentatively Pass Broad Tax Bill http://wunc.org/post/house-lawmakers-tentatively-pass-broad-tax-bill <p>State lawmakers in the House have tentatively passed a broad tax bill that would limit the power of local governments to tax businesses.The bill would also tax electronic cigarettes.<br /><br />The bill limits the authority of cities and towns to levy privilege taxes on businesses. Critics say the taxes are unwieldy and should be streamlined, but many municipal officials aren't happy about the measure, saying they earn significant revenues from those taxes. They would be capped at a hundred dollars per year.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 21:40:36 +0000 Jessica Jones 35859 at http://wunc.org House Lawmakers Tentatively Pass Broad Tax Bill NC House Members May Consider Lowering Local Business Tax, Classifying E-Cigs As Non Tobacco http://wunc.org/post/nc-house-members-may-consider-lowering-local-business-tax-classifying-e-cigs-non-tobacco <p></p><p></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 00:55:37 +0000 Jorge Valencia 35589 at http://wunc.org NC House Members May Consider Lowering Local Business Tax, Classifying E-Cigs As Non Tobacco Why Are Tobacco Companies So Positive About E-Cig Regulation? http://wunc.org/post/why-are-tobacco-companies-so-positive-about-e-cig-regulation <p></p><p>Shortly after the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/24/306228616/the-fda-moves-to-regulate-increasingly-popular-e-cigarettes">F.D.A. announced </a>newly proposed regulations of the exploding E-Cigarette market, Greensboro-based Lorillard released&nbsp; a statement on the matter:</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:07:19 +0000 Eric Mennel & Catherine Brand 34402 at http://wunc.org Why Are Tobacco Companies So Positive About E-Cig Regulation? New Law Bans E-Cigarette Sales To Minors http://wunc.org/post/new-law-bans-e-cigarette-sales-minors <P>Tobacco shop retailers are following <A href="http://ncleg.net/Sessions/2013/Bills/Senate/PDF/S530v6.pdf">a new law</A> that keeps them from selling electronic cigarettes to minors.&nbsp;Many smokers use e-cigarettes as a replacement for tobacco cigarettes. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:08:22 +0000 Gurnal Scott 19994 at http://wunc.org New Law Bans E-Cigarette Sales To Minors