Thanks to Kate over at vapersnetwork.org, I was alerted to this proposed UK legislation regarding ecigarettes. That any anti-ecigarette moves are taking place in the UK is particularly disturbing since it appeared to be free of the nonsensical opposition in many other parts of the world. The excerpt reads: “The inability to easily distinguish between […]
Just read it.
The various actions taken to reduce smoking prevalence seem to have had some success but in the last few years there has been little change. There are a few theories as to why this might be, and why the initial drop occurred, but the fact is that the smoking level dropped and now despite ever […]
Two somewhat unconnected stories but on the same theme. 1. Requiring cigarettes to be fire safe compliant. There is no doubt that cigarettes do start fires and there is nothing wrong with looking for solutions to this problem. However, in the numbers game, the effects of smoking on the health of smokers still far outweighs […]
It never ceases to amaze me how so many tobacco control measures and arguments seem to ignore the fact that smoking is unhealthy. For instance, it is no secret that when you are trying to get someone to substitute behaviors or products, it is not enough simply to say it is healthier. (Not that we […]
TRENTON — The New Jersey Senate has approved a bill that restricts the sale and use of electronic cigarettes. The bill expands the definition of “smoking” to include e-cigarettes and extends the ban on smoking by minors to include them. Electronic cigarettes look like the real thing but don’t contain tobacco. Instead, they employ a […]
Ok, its pretty well accepted even by those who do not want to promote the option of smokers using smokeless tobacco that using smokeless tobacco is much safer than smoking. (They like to make the point of saying “less harmful” rather than safer to make sure to keep harm in the equation). However a lot […]