RESEARCH: Newly published study from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Tobacco Research and Treatment Center provides critical population-level evidence demonstrating that using vapor products daily helps U.S. smokers quit smoking.
Daily e-cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes
COLUMBUS, INDIANA: (UPDATE) Council voted unanimously to treat low risk vaping like smoking in public, without any evidence of harm to bystanders, and denying business owners right to allow vaping. Next will be outdoors and in private residences.
City smoking ordinance could include electronic smoking devices
ADVOCACY: (INDIA) “Two top courts have stayed vaping bans. It is difficult to argue for prohibiting less harmful alternative to smoking which kills over a million Indians a year,” said Samarat Chowdhery, director, Association of Vapers India. @vapeindia
Bombay HC stays state move to ban e-cigarettes, orders FDA to release seized products | Mumbai News – Times of India
CHEYENNE, WYOMING: (HEADS UP!) City considering MONDAY to redefine vaping as smoking, without any evidence of harm to bystanders, and denying business owners right to allow vaping in own property. Don’t support laws that are NOT EVIDENCE-BASED!
City Council committee votes for nonsmoking ordinance amendment
TUSCON/PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA: (UPDATE!) Tobacco/Vapor 21 law DELAYED by city council/county BOS due to concerns raised during the hearing. 13/17 speakers supported the ordinance. NO ONE should be denied access to products that help them keep from smoking!
Nicotine-buying ban for those under 21 delayed in both the city, county
SACO, MAINE: (HEADS UP!) City considering banning use of ALL nicotine and tobacco products (even those that don’t expose bystanders to vapor or smoke) on all indoor and OUTDOOR public property. Don’t support laws that are NOT EVIDENCE-BASED!
Saco considers tobacco-use ban in public parks | Journal Tribune
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