Indiana panel backs higher fines for underaged tobacco sales

first_img Facebook IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleGov. Holcomb keeps padding huge campaign cash leadNext articleLawsuit against Indiana university given class action status Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications. Pinterest (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The push to toughen Indiana’s penalties on stores for selling tobacco products to underage customers is facing some questions over whether the proposed fines are too steep.Members of state Senate’s health committee voted 11-0 on Wednesday to endorse the bill that includes raising the minimum age for smoking and vaping from 18 to 21 to conform with the new federal law.The Senate proposal would triple possible retailer fines to between $600 and $3,000 based on the number of violations in a six-month period. Indiana panel backs higher fines for underaged tobacco sales Google+ WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Twitter By Associated Press – January 16, 2020 0 307 Pinterestlast_img read more

Annual Events

first_imgResidents of Burlington and Ocean counties have dozens of different annual events, festivals and community gatherings at their fingertips.Burlington County Farm Fairwww.burlingtoncountyfarmfair.com The Burlington County Farm Fair showcases livestock and farm products to the tens of thousands of visitors that attend each year. The fair also features arts and crafts, old steam engines and antique farm equipment, a tractor pull, a midway, food, live entertainment and more.Festival of the Sea Carnivalhttp://stfranciscenterlbi.org/special-events/carnival Since 1975, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has hosted the annual Festival of the Sea Carnival at Brant Beach. Held in August, the carnival has rides, food, games and more.Lighthouse International Film Festivalwww.lighthousefilmfestival.org The four-day Lighthouse International Film Festival in Long Beach Island showcases new and innovative films. The festival features films, panels, Q&As, parties and surfing. The event draws some of the industry’s top film critics, producers and distributors.Pemberton Township Water Carnivalwww.pemberton-twp.com/water_carnival.html Celebrating 50 years in 2018, the Pemberton Township Water Carnival in July features a parade of lighted floats along Mirror Lake. The carnival has water activities, children’s games, contests, music and fireworks as well.Point Pleasant Beach Grand Prixwww.njoffshore.org Watch this offshore beach race in May at Point Pleasant Beach. The course is a 4-mile oval as close to the beach as possible — even the outside leg can be clearly seen from the shoreline. Before race day, the race boats can be seen on display or during the parade of boats.last_img read more

Vessel duo for WWL

first_imgThe vessels will be 200 m long with a car carrying capacity equivalent to 8,000 cars, and a beam of 36.5 m. The order will add to the two vessels contracted in June 2013 for delivery in 2015 and 2016.”These post-Panamax vessels are designed to meet customer demands for capacity as well as quality and efficiency in both handling and operation,” said Fridtjof Naess, chief operating officer of ocean services at WWL.”This generation of vessels will feature optimised hull design and a number of energy saving solutions to ensure efficient operation,” added Naess.www.2wglobal.comlast_img