NEW YORK, NY: (UPDATED CALL TO ACTION) Even in the midst of a disease pandemic, New York lawmakers are still pushing a ban on safer alternatives to smoking. The budget bills are must-pass, but denying smoke-free resources to people who would otherwise be smoking – linked to nearly half a MILLION deaths EVERY YEAR – is unacceptable!NY – Stand Up To Vaping/Flavor Bans!
HARM REDUCTION POLICY: (OPINION, GUY BENTLEY) “States must scrap online e-cigarette bans during coronavirus pandemic…” (We’d also add: scrap the online bans for good and allow local vape shops to remain open if stores selling cigarettes remain open!)
States must scrap online e-cigarette bans during coronavirus pandemic
VAPE JUNK SCIENCE: NYSAFP calls for sales ban on all tobacco and flavored vaping products during pandemic period, citing a “recent study.” However, study we saw only linked SMOKING. Smoke-free/vapor products not even mentioned, let alone “flavors.”
NYSAFP calls for ban on the sale of all tobacco and vaping products during pandemic
Here is the study we believe NYSAFP is claiming supports banning smoke-free tobacco and flavored vapor products. We found no mention of smoke-free tobacco or vapor products.
COVID-19 and smoking: A systematic review of the evidence
MORE VAPE JUNK SCIENCE: “Theories” that #vaping increases negative outcomes of COVID-19, exhaled vapor contains coronavirus or even causes COVID-19 are just that – theories. In fact, so baseless they appear to be not much more than ANTZ wishful thinking.