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More heat than light ~ Pace of US smoking rate decline mirrors rapid rise in popularity of vaping ~ Caught red-handed ~ Let them eat cake ~ Honor Among Thieves ~ Bozeman shop challenges Gallatin County ~ Altria is reportedly in talks to take a minority stake in Juul ~ Tobacco products promoted on Facebook despite policies ~ When money talks, the truth walks ~ Vaping and the Mic
More heat than light
Clive takes us on a ride…
Pace of US smoking rate decline mirrors rapid rise in popularity of vaping
For about four years I’ve been told e-cigarettes – “even non-nicotine e-cigarettes” are a gateway TO smoking… This must be a coincidence.
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Speaking of liars, Christopher Snowden has an example.
Everyone should celebrate 20 years of failure.
Professor Glantz, shown with his hand in his pocket (not sure if that is him fondling Master Settlement Agreement funds, a court ordered gesture – or good idea).
Honor Among Thieves
The public is convinced tobacco companies pay for the the largest pyramid/ponzi scheme ever created. Smokers pay the ransom to demean themselves – to protect the tobacco companies.
“The major U.S. tobacco companies settled litigation with the states on November 23, 1998, in what is known as the Master Settlement Agreement, which requires the tobacco companies to pay out annually in perpetuity.”
Bozeman shop challenges Gallatin County indoor vaping ban
“The BOH (Board of Health) had essentially pre-voted on its inclusion of electronic nicotine delivery devices, without public comment or any information from parties opposing inclusion under the CIAA enforcement, and well before the BOH meeting.”
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Altria is reportedly in talks to take a minority stake in Juul
No surprise… They’re buying the competition.
Speaking of paying to bully one’s self
Tobacco products promoted on Facebook despite policies
Since the 1970’s, there has been a ban on the advertising of tobacco. In 1970, President Nixon signed a law called the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act – banning cigarette ads on T. V. and radio – beginning January 2nd of 1971. (Link). To get around it, media runs combustible tobacco images along side ‘anti-tobacco’ groups – and has for years.
Side note: The US Government has been secretly recruiting underage smokers since 1992 at an acceptable “noncompliance rate of no more than 20%“.
On August 8, 2016, the United States legally defined and, on National Tobacco Day, “deemed” nicotine as tobacco. Without a doubt, advertising on social media of e-liquid is both self-promoted and promoted by consumers. The government, media and tobacco control continue to do both.
Because I like to tug on short hairs… I’m surprised the e-cigarette market is still legally able to advertise on social media (with the idiotic nicotine warning). While anarchy and mob rules may apply for some, I wonder – with legal definition – just how long advertising will be -ignored- (also federal tobacco taxes imposed) and how long it will take to try to knock it all down – if they could only do it without emotion.
I think the push has started.
When money talks, the truth walks
“Before you embark on this nefarious enterprise, make sure you have sufficient funds to deliver on all that follows.”
Vaping and the Mic
Mike Peterson has a discussion about South Australia with my friend, Paul Blamire.
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