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February 2016

A New York Judge Rules: Vaping is NOT Smoking

By C. Bosco February 24, 2016 2817 Views 3 comments

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This is a reblog from author: Guy Bentley. Original article: http://bit.ly/1TzmT9B

A New York judge handed a victory to vapers Feb. 5, declaring vaping is not the same as smoking and e-cigarette use is not necessarily banned in all the same places as smoking.

“An electronic cigarette neither burns nor contains tobacco,” said the court. “Instead, the use of such a device, which is commonly referred to as ‘vaping,’...

Spread the Truth: 10 Facts About Vaping

By C. Bosco February 22, 2016 6518 Views No comments

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Every vaper has been asked these questions, "What's that you're smoking?" or "Isn't that just the same as a cigarette?". It's now commonplace with e-cigarettes and vaping evolving into mainstream entities. Everyone has heard from "someone"...

Petition Demanding Facebook Remove Vaping From Tobacco Category Breaches 10,000

By J. Foster February 18, 2016 2290 Views No comments

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This is a reblog from The Daily Caller. The original article: http://dailycaller.com/2016/02/17/petition-demandi...

More than 10,000 people have signed a Change.org petition urging Facebook to change its definition of a tobacco product to exclude vaping products. Started by Kevin Price, the petition gathered 10,072 signatures at the time of this report’s publishing. The petition is addressed to Facebook Chief Executive and Co-Founder Mark Zuckerberg...

More Smokers Quitting Successfully: Does Vaping Play a Role?

By C. Bosco February 17, 2016 2418 Views 1 comment

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This is a reblog from author Guy Bentley. Original article: http://dailycaller.com/2016/02/16/e-cigarettes-cou...

E-cigarettes could be behind the sharp increase in the number of people in England who have successfully quit smoking.

The Smoking Toolkit Survey which provides information about smoking and smoking cessation in England has released figures showing the success rate for people trying to quit smoking jumped from 14 percent in 2011 to 23 percent in 2016 – a rise of nine percentage points...

Kentucky Could Raise Minimum Age for Purchasing Tobacco and E-Cigarettes to 21

By C. Bosco February 15, 2016 1446 Views No comments

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This is a reblog from author John Cheves. Original article: http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/a...

KENTUCKY- The sale of tobacco and nicotine vaporizing products would be prohibited to Kentuckians younger than 21, rather than the present age of 18, under a bill headed to the House of Representatives.

The House Health and Welfare Committee voted 10-4 for House Bill 299, sponsored by Rep. David Watkins, D-Henderson. State Rep. David Watkins, D-Henderson. Watkins, a doctor, acknowledged that his bill faces tough odds in the General Assembly, given Kentucky’s culture as a tobacco-growing state where 26 percent of adults smoke...

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