Electronic cigarette controls: Stephen Williams and Amish Badiani

Cigarette tax having an effect at retailers

Joel Stottrup / Union-Eagle Nick Tarifi, owner of Prince Tobacco, at the counter of the business which is located in downtown Princeton.

But, how safe are they? Scholars William Cooke and Donovan Fogt have received $30,000 in seed funding from UTSA to find out. The UTSA kinesiologists will team up with Assistant Professor Caroline Rickards at the University of North Texas Health Science Center to gather baseline data about the effects of e-cigarettes on the body’s basic physiological health.
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The use of them, including by Daily Politics guest Laurie Penny on-air, can lead to complaints from others who think people are smoking traditional cigarettes, and so breaking the law. Liberal Demcorat MP Stephen Williams, chair of the all-party parliamentary group on smoking and health, and Amish Badiani, a director of a small business selling electronic cigarettes, debated their use and the potential new rules on their use. MORE FROM THE DAILY & SUNDAY POLITICS
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The increased revenue from the higher tax is earmarked to help the state pay its share of the planned new Vikings football stadium. Tarifi also said that since the news came out on the state cigarette tax hike, he has heard more patrons talking about quitting smoking. He also reported his cigarette sales falling and that more cigarette smokers are opting to buy loose tobacco to roll their own cigarettes to cut the cost of smoking. Tarifi has also seen a rise in the sale of his e-cigarettes.
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