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Important Update – NOT Blowing Smoke

Dear Vaping Community, I am thrilled that NotBlowingSmoke.org has taken on a life of its own. To ensure that our campaign maintains and grows its momentum myself along Mark Burton and Doug Hughes are working feverishly to formulate our ongoing strategic plan. We will be calling upon members of the […]

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E-cig ban is a victory for public health

E-cigarette ban is a victory for public health — Gazette.Net. Maryland 2015 Steven Weiss, Kensington The writer is a resident of Kensington and a senior director at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Same BS being published as fact. Infotainment… [excerpt] E-cigarette companies claim their products are intended for […]

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ANTZ – Preemption-Framework-2012.pdf

So. Here’s the strategy the ANTZ have been using. Not like we didn’t figure it out, but I thought we should read this anyway. Grassroots Change (Formerly ChangeLabs Solutions) has been involved in getting local municipalities to modify their anti-smoking ordinances across the State and the Nation. Here’s the current […]

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The war of FUD upon smokeless alternatives

The media campaign of misinformation to malign and kill off smokeless alternatives <<Note: I didn’t bother with citations, since everything I mention is either right on this site or within a simple search with the search engine of your choice>> [FUD: Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt] Since at least 2013, a […]

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Big battles ahead over electronic cigarettes’ safety, regulation – San Francisco Chronicle

[excerpt] The industry group encouraged people who use vapor products to use common sense even in the absence of regulations — meaning, don’t vape on planes and other places where smoking is generally prohibited. But Didak said overly restrictive regulations may create unintended consequences.“If you over-regulate things and are too […]

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Davis health board loosens e-cigarette regulations

[excerpt] CLEARFIELD Utah — The Davis County health board has loosened regulations governing the labeling and packaging of e-liquids for electronic smoking devices in an effort to be fair to the eight local retailers who sell the products. But Utah Vapers, a Salt Lake City-based consumer advocacy group for the […]

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Rebuttal by Dr F to NYC City Council

[excerpt from Russ Wishtart’s site – Click!Bang! host] A Letter To Costa Constantinides From Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos, M.D. -The Council Member wants to put forward an ordinance to block flavored e-liquid- Mr. Constantinides introduced legislation to the NYC Council that would ban the sale all flavored e-liquid in New York […]

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Promoters of FUD: ChangeLab Solutions

ChangeLab has been working tirelessly spoonfeeding misleading and counterfactual information to municipalities in order to get them to amend their existing anti-smoking ordinances to include vaping devices. They supply the template for the city council members/staff to use. They show up at the public meetings and speak about the evils […]

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Stefan Didak – Berkeley City Council – Too afraid to have their lies corrected on the record!

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ANTz Attack on the Peninsula – Bay Area

Note the recycling of pre-formatted ordinance language supplied by the ANTz  and the overreach into private property/lives. >>Bay Area, are you f’king paying attention YET??!!<< [excerpt] Burlingame Vice Mayor Terry Nagel said that the city plans to follow San Mateo County’s lead when it comes to implementing e-cigarette restrictions. “We […]

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