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Bill Text: US HB1517

Here we go- the House version of SB140 >>Codified willful ignorance<< NO mention of unintended consequences or the havoc prohibition will cause. Bill Title: SMOKE Act Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0) Status: (Introduced) 2015-03-19 – Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. [HB1517 Detail] Download: US_Congress-2015-HB1517-Introduced.pdf via Bill […]

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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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Immediate Call To Action : SB140 and SB24, April 8th in the Senate Health Committee – Northern California

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More non-fact checking by media

The USA Today has published a piece on the hypocrisy of the NGO’s that have been voting against legislation re-enforcing the ban on selling vape gear to minors younger than 18. AS ALWAYS, FOLLOW THE MONEY. http://tinyurl.com/ldgfvmw (I won’t get into the Bills out there that RAISE the age limit […]

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Public health harmed by restricting e-cigarettes – The Orange County Register

Yes! In spite of the Orange County Public Health Dept. deceitful website “notsosafe”, there is a publisher willing to air a differing opinion that uses facts in context. [excerpt] “No tobacco product should be exempt from California’s smoke-free laws simply because it’s sold in a modern or trendy disguise,” declared […]

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Totally Wicked fights in the EU-ACSH

Here’s a prime example of a vendor walking the talk-walking across “the pond” even! THESE are the kind of vendors with INTEGRITY  that deserve your business. -kath [excerpt] While at least one tobacco company has lodged formal complaints based on narrow, market-based concerns (and Poland is attacking the proposal based […]

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Urgent-Send msg to Congress-grandfather date

Ask your federal representative and senators to change the grandfather date for new tobacco products Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, Rep. John Boehner (House Speaker), Rep. Kevin McCarthy (House Majority Leader), and Rep. Fred Upton (Chairman of the House Energy & Commerce Committee) cosigned a letter to the Secretary of […]

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Rebuttal to the fallacy of linking vaping to smoking

http://mnvapers.com/2015/01/star-tribune-links-vaping-cigarettes-mnva-responds/ [excerpt] On December 27th, the Minneapolis Star Tribune published an article which incorrectly states that e-cigarette use is linked to uptake of conventional tobacco products. Unfortunately, we know that the majority of current published study indicates exactly the opposite – that vaping has either no impact on conventional tobacco use, or […]

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Indiana AG going after personal vaping devices

Here we go, the inability to make the distinction between leaf tobacco and USP liquid nicotine in retail form. “Save our kids” “poison control calls” and the like. Nicotine is NOT a carcinogen, the BURNING of tobacco leaf creates those chemicals. Vaping is inherently magnitudes SAFER than smoking a cigarette. […]

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