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Tobacco Flavor Argument Rages On

Tobacco Flavor Argument Rages On

The heated debate over whether or not tobacco products, such as e cigarettes, should be allowed to use flavors beyond menthol and tobacco is raging on, with Canadian lawmakers seeking to put a ban on alternative tobacco flavors. Critics of flavored tobacco products have thrown around some pretty heated accusations, even going so far as [...]

May 3, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics Comments Off

More Apartment Complexes Proposing Smoking Bans

More Apartment Complexes Proposing Smoking Bans

It is becoming a growing trend all across the country among apartment complexes to ban smoking in the building, regardless of whether you are in the privacy of your apartment or not. The argument that proponents of these bans have is that the smoking that goes on in apartment complexes has an effect on the [...]

May 3, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics Comments Off

Is Nicotine the Real Culprit Behind Cigarette Addiction?

Is Nicotine the Real Culprit Behind Cigarette Addiction?

Greater awareness is being made to the general public about just what the actual effects of nicotine are. Nicotine is more often than not the scapegoat that is used by most anti-smoking groups use to get people to try and quit. They play up the fact that nicotine is part of what keeps you addicted [...]

May 3, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics Comments Off

ACSH Article Suggests Silence on Harm Reduction Kills Smokers

ACSH Article Suggests Silence on Harm Reduction Kills Smokers

An article from the American Council on Science and Health suggests that the lack of coverage about tobacco harm reduction is not only dangerous, but it is outright killing smokers. The article suggests that groups such as the FDA are sending the message to the smoking public that their only options when it comes to [...]

May 2, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics Comments Off

Retailers State What They Stand To Lose Should Display Ban Pass

Retailers State What They Stand To Lose Should Display Ban Pass

In Madison County, NY, retailers are being told by the proponents of a measure that would ban cigarette displays in their stores that the ban would have no effect on their business in terms of profit. However, retailers are already retorting, and the message is essentially stating “You don’t know what you’re talking about.” The [...]

April 27, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Maryland Tobacco Retailers Furious Over Rising Tax

Maryland Tobacco Retailers Furious Over Rising Tax

A senate bill that proposes raising taxes on tobacco products up seventy percent is earning the scorn and outrage of tobacco retailers in Maryland. While it is not surprising that the vendors do not like the tax increase, the effects of it, when put into context are certainly more than enough reason to consider their [...]

April 26, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Commentary Calls For Balanced E Cigarette Consideration

Commentary Calls For Balanced E Cigarette Consideration

A recently published commentary is calling for a balanced view on e cigarettes. The commentary talks about how e cigarettes are being used increasingly as smoking cessation products, and even mentions how one specific brand was able to lower the cravings for regular cigarettes. The commentary is yet another example of e cigarettes gaining acceptance [...]

April 24, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Should the FDA Leave E Cigarettes Alone?

Should the FDA Leave E Cigarettes Alone?

With public opinion growing in favor of e cigarettes, it seems as though the FDA is doing more to try and ban the products. Despite the fact that e cigarettes cause no environmental damage and do not put out any secondhand smoke, e cigarettes have been grouped in with smoking bans across the country. This [...]

April 22, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Push For Tolerance of E Cigarettes Growing

Push For Tolerance of E Cigarettes Growing

When e cigarettes first became regularly available, there were many who were excited by the products, many who thought they were a bad idea, and many in the middle that simply did not know what to think about them. It hasn’t been until recently, with all of the exposure that e cigarettes have received in [...]

April 20, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Mike Bloomberg Pledges Over $200 Million to Anti-Tobacco Campaign But Will It Help

Mike Bloomberg Pledges Over $200 Million to Anti-Tobacco Campaign But Will It Help

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has just pledge an additional $200 million to his cause the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco. While many anti-tobacco proponents believe this is a big step towards educating young people ab out the dangers of tobacco use, there are some out there who wonder just whether or not putting [...]

April 12, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0
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