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San Francisco Flavor Ban Update

By |2018-08-30T17:37:50+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Flavor Bans, News|Tags: , , , , |

Last night at the SF-DPH meeting a few things got confirmed. In no particular order: Sales of 0-nic products are allowed and the retailer can sell nicotine separately that can then be applied by the customer. Note, do not mix that in the store or do it for them. (Note: this is confirmed to be fine in SF, Beverly Hills, on the other hand, is a completely different story)

In Mexico, e-cigarettes kill you?

By |2018-08-26T17:47:36+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Advocacy Views, News, Not Blowing Smoke|Tags: , |

You thought anti-vapor campaigns in the USA were bad? You thought you had seen it all with the CA campaigns? And now there is this. Wow. Just... wow. If any of our Spanish speaking advocates and vapers are willing to lend a hand to respectfully educate some members of the Mexican government that would be wonderful.

Amber Stow Does Not Like Our Opposition to Flavor Bans

By |2018-08-23T07:06:59+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Flavor Bans, Not Blowing Smoke|Tags: , , , , |

As you can see from the video, Amber decided to mention our opposition and call us "a page out of the Philip Morris playbook". Which does not surprise us considering that ideological anti-tobacco crusaders will always try and smear any opposition as being the work of "evil big tobacco companies".

Half Moon Bay Flavor Ban

By |2018-08-23T06:50:03+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Flavor Bans|Tags: , , , , , , |

At 7pm on August 21 the city council of Half Moon Bay will be considering TWO ordinances that cover a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products as well as a range of other new policies. Vapers and business owners are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. You can file your public comments with the City Clerk.

What happens when Common Core meets Tobacco Control?

By |2018-08-23T07:34:04+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Flavor Bans, Not Blowing Smoke|Tags: , , , , , , |

What happens when Common Core meets Tobacco Control? Let's ask UCSF and AATCLC anti-tobacco activist Carol McGruder. It's misleading statements like this in front of policymakers that make you seriously question all their other data.