As I put this weeks edition together, I pondered all the time and
public OUR money wasted over the past 10+ years by experts – tracking tweets, buying media, pretending to do studies and claiming science… Then, I wonder…. what have they tried to accomplish… and what other much more important items they’ve done the same with, or ignored in the process.
Johnson Creek is going out of business ~ Science Lesson ~ Marathon Man ~ Bloomberg ~ Tobacco 21 ~ Teen Cigarette Narcs ~ Doug Teitelbaum ~ Foundation for a smoke-free world ~ Tobacco Free Kids ~ Screaming ~
This is Vaping In The News for the week ending October 14th, 2017
Instead of babbling, I’ll lead off with a spirited tweet from Ann, who I (and others) miss dearly.
Johnson Creek is going out of business
One of the best ways to learn is to listen and read. That’s why I like reading Carl’s blog. I don’t always agree with Carl, and that is how I learn.
“Ecigs are a replacement for tobacco products. They are not a replacement for lost tobacco taxes.”
In this instance, there should be NO tax imposed on vaping products (other than normal sales tax). Period. We agree.
Chris Baxter, who I’ve followed over on Twitter:
Related: Jerry Iozzo
Dr. Carrie Wade at the Daily Vaper takes on another big donor of anti-tobacco with reduced risk and research:
While the public is, you can’t be convinced this will work. You’re too savvy for that.
Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs
Where I’ve covered the Synar Amendment and the recreation of the problems here in June of 2017, I made a prediction.
In my (highly acclaimed by me) opinion, as the age of purchase was 18, they are having a difficult time keeping their percentage at acceptable levels, and now want to raise it to 21 to recreate the problem.
Well… imagine my surprise when I read (bold is my emphasis)
“….the department hopes to snag even more vendors, projecting a 23 percent noncompliance rate by the end of 2017.”
Imagine my surprise from one of my favorite rodents, Phil:
Here’s that breach, including e-cigarettes:
Foundation for a smoke-free world
Have you met
my OUR friends at vapers.org.uk?
You can find me here trying to be cordial on Facebook
You can find me here being a bit more evil on Twitter
You can also find me on LinkedIn
Medical, Research, Science Professionals:
A Billion Lives
There is definitely more to come.
Keep ON #Vaping On.