SOUTH WINDSOR, CONNECTICUT: (Tobacco 21) High school #smoking drops to 3.5% as #vaping reaches 14.7% in state, so city decides to ban vaping for ADULT smokers 18 – 20 yrs? #NonsensicalLaws #THRsavesLives
Fear Profiteers: “They generate moral public panic over a health threat, real or imagined…using media and allied researchers to…stoke public anxiety to create public demand for government policies…and the perpetuation of their organizations.”
THE MORE YOU KNOW: Above, we shared “Fear Profiteers,” a paper that discusses how the so-called “vaping epidemic” benefits health activists. Today in Iowa…
UPDATE: (EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA) City passed Tobacco/Vapor 21 ordinance; denies ADULT smokers 18-20 access to lower risk vapor products.
IN THE NEWS: (EDITORIAL) “Politicians should carefully think through the actual impact of the policies they propose and the trade-offs involved.”
IN THE NEWS: Major vaping brands removed from market based, in part, on FDA’s onerous premarket requirements.
Altria shutters its e-cigarette brands as it eyes Juul, awaits iQOS decision