As more and more municipalities cave to ANTZ and consider taxing vape gear the same as or even outrageously more than tobacco products, here is another reason why: the subsidy to fund childhood education. The drop in tobacco sales has to be made up somewhere under this current arrangement and […]
A Bravenet.com Calendar – March 2014. Vape meets and Events around the US
2 million cigarette butts: Massive ocean clean-up nets 2 million cigarette butts – Jacksonville Top News | Examiner.com. Switching to vaping also reduces the litter from smoking analog cigarettes, which are NOT biodegradable.
When the tobacco industry decided – sometime back around 2000 or so – to stop monitoring tobacco control science and to just let us say anything we wanted to – I thought they had made a poor decision. But in retrospect, I think it may have been brilliant. They apparently […]
It’s no secret that Pfizer is losing money on it’s failed cessation products; such as Chantix & Nicotrol. As it turns out, when your product kills your customers 500 suicides and counting, you lose customers. Q3-2013 earnings were down 15%, “amid continuing safety concerns…”Also, the Nicotrol Inhaler is losing market […]
March 11, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – In a letter to President Obama, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer D-CA joined U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal D-CT, Tom Harkin D-IA, Dick Durbin D-IL, Sherrod Brown D-OH, and Ed Markey D-MA in urging the Administration to review and finalize regulations for tobacco products, which […]
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Summary: Fearless advocacy and a willingness to experiment with novel approaches drove a ground-breaking tobacco control program in California. It had a dramatic impact in changing community attitudes towards smoking and reducing tobacco consumption in the early 1990s, but has subsequently lost some of its impact. The program, and others […]
Depending on the nature of a ban – if the city decides to move forward – enforcement could be similar to smoking, with mainly restaurants and businesses cracking down.No decisions were made regarding a potential ban at the meeting.The city of Rancho Cordova is updating its smoking ordinance and considering […]
CASAA supports prohibiting sales of e-cigarettes to minors at the city, state, and national levels. There is really no honest opposition to such policies, with merchants and industry joining us, the consumer advocates, in supporting them. Indeed, reputable merchants already enforce such restrictions even when they are not mandated by […]