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E-Cig Bill Would Require Child-Resistant Packaging

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio senators have passed a bill to require liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes to be sold in child-resistant packaging. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that provide users with aerosol puffs that typically contain nicotine and sometimes flavorings like fruit or chocolate. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Shannon Jones, says the liquid nicotine… Read More

Leaders: Tax Hike on Ohio Drillers Won’t Be in State Budget

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Legislative leaders won’t include a proposed tax hike on Ohio oil-and-gas drillers in the two-year state budget. Senate President Keith Faber and House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, both Republicans, announced Tuesday that negotiations on a longstanding priority of Gov. John Kasich have been fruitful but need more time. They are creating a… Read More