Indiana lawmakers approve rules for e-cigarette liquids

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Legislators have approved Indiana’s first regulations for the liquids used in electronic cigarettes and the practice known as “vaping.”

The House voted 73-14 on Thursday to endorse the proposal that the Senate approved last week.

The bill’s provisions include banning sales to those younger than 18, establishing manufacturing safety standards and requiring child-proof and tamper-proof caps on containers.

Several owners of vaping-related businesses have said it could cost them thousands of dollars to comply with the proposed regulations.

Bill supporters say it brings safe and fair regulations to the business.

The bill doesn’t include any limits on where electronic cigarettes or vaping pen may be used.

The proposal now goes to Gov. Mike Pence for his consideration. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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