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Regulating E-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and nicotine gels. It's a basic first step, extending the FDA's regulatory power, but the rule would immediately make e-cigarettes off-limits to kids under 18 and would require makers to tell the agency what's in their products. ...

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1 hour 50 minutes ago

Former police officer accused of theft

ALAMOSA, Colo. (AP) - A former Antonito police officer faces charges of theft and official misconduct in connection with the alleged theft of money from a dead man. Authorities say Don Mendoza of Alamosa was on duty in Antonito Jan. 4 when he responded to assist a coroner. Authorities found... Read Story

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2 hours 8 minutes ago

GOP governor hopefuls debate in Denver

DENVER (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez is making his first live pitch to Republican voters Thursday at a Republican gubernatorial debate. Three of the four candidates challenging Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper will participate in the KUSA debate - Beauprez, Secretary of State Scott Gessler and former state Sen.... Read Story

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2 minutes 23 seconds ago

Regulating E-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and nicotine gels. It's a basic first step, extending the FDA's regulatory power, but the rule would immediately make e-cigarettes off-limits to kids under 18 and would require... Read Story

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39 minutes 23 seconds ago

WWII vet receives overdue medals

A World War II veteran has finally been honored with the medals he deserved after sacrificing his own safety for the well-being of others. In a ceremony Wednesday at the office of Nebraska Congressman Lee Terry Jr., Ed Sobczyk stepped into the spotlight. For the 94-year-old Sobczyk, the... Read Story

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3 hours 51 minutes ago

FDA proposes extending its oversight of tobacco

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration proposal being issued Thursday would ban sales to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels. Companies... Read Story

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