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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

Oncology Professor Challenges Safety of E Cigarettes

Oncology Professor Challenges Safety of E Cigarettes

Richard O’Connor, a Roswell Park Assistant Professor of Oncology, has gone on the record stating that he feels that lack of regulation in the e cigarette industry is leading many people to unnecessary health risks. He has stated that he feels there is no standard for the product and that many companies release their e [...]

April 11, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Study Finds E Cigarette Usage Lowers Regular Cigarette Usage

Study Finds E Cigarette Usage Lowers Regular Cigarette Usage

A recent study among 43 new e cigarette users has found a 40% decrease in daily regular cigarette consumption. This is something that has many e cigarette proponents reacting positively as it may be used to further the case that e cigarettes are better for you than regular cigarettes. However, the study team that reported [...]

April 11, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Proposed Indianapolis Ordinance May Put a Stop To Public E Cigarette Use

Proposed Indianapolis Ordinance May Put a Stop To Public E Cigarette Use

A recently proposed ordinance for the Indianapolis area may put a stop to virtually all e cigarette usage should it pass. The ordinance proposes that using an e cigarette, which has for a long time been known as “vaping” is the same as smoking, and as such e cigarettes would be subject to public smoking [...]

April 10, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Canada Makes Graphic Images on Cigarettes Mandatory

Canada Makes Graphic Images on Cigarettes Mandatory

Canada has just made the displaying of graphic images showing the affects of cigarettes on the human body mandatory. The images, which many feel are too graphic, are being put on packs in an effort to deter young people from picking up smoking in the first place. While a great deal of anti-smoking commercial campaigns [...]

April 9, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

FDA Welcoming Comments on Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs From Public

FDA Welcoming Comments on Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs From Public

In what may be a rare move, the Food and Drug Administration is opening up to the public for their opinion on whether or not it is a good idea to start printing graphic images on cigarette packs in what is considered by many to be an act to discourage new smokers. This is something [...]

April 8, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0
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