tobacco http://kuer.org en Gutted E-Cigarette Bill Passes House http://kuer.org/post/gutted-e-cigarette-bill-passes-house <p>The Utah House unanimously passed a bill Friday that would put harsher penalties on stores that sell electronic cigarettes to minors, but not before passing a <a href="http://le.utah.gov/~2014/bills/static/HB0112.html" target="_blank">substitute bill</a> that drastically changed the sponsor’s original intent.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:01:39 +0000 Brian Grimmett 42783 at http://kuer.org Gutted E-Cigarette Bill Passes House Ban on Smoking in Your Car with Children Moves Forward http://kuer.org/post/ban-smoking-your-car-children-moves-forward <p>A bill making it illegal to smoke in a car with children is one step closer to becoming law after getting a favorable recommendation from the House Health and Human Services Committee.</p><p>Democratic Representative Patrice Arent says her bill is aimed at helping the thousands of children without a voice who are being harmed by second hand smoke in cars. Several doctors spoke in favor of the bill, including Dr. Kevin Nelson, a pediatrician at the University of Utah.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:08:18 +0000 Brian Grimmett 24600 at http://kuer.org Ban on Smoking in Your Car with Children Moves Forward