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Users bemoan e-cigarette bans in NYC, Chicago
Associated Press ^ | Apr 29, 2014 6:52 AM EDT | Michael R. Sisak

Posted on 04/29/2014 4:10:34 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Laws in New York and Chicago making electronic cigarettes subject to the same regulations as tobacco are taking effect, and their sellers and users are steadfast in their opposition.

The New York ban—along with the measure in Chicago, one that previously went into effect in Los Angeles and federal regulations proposed last week—are keeping debate smoldering among public health officials, the e-cigarette industry and users. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: chicago; ecigarettes; ecigs; nannystate; nyc

1 posted on 04/29/2014 4:10:35 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

So its the thought of smoking the health weenies are against.

Unless its pot.


2 posted on 04/29/2014 4:15:53 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Olog-hai

I guess the second-hand smoke Nazis weren’t really about second-hand smoke...


3 posted on 04/29/2014 4:21:32 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: driftdiver

Another freedom lost...!


4 posted on 04/29/2014 4:28:28 AM PDT by swampfox101 (l)
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To: Olog-hai

Not as many taxes to collect from e-cigs

Gotta keep people hooked on tobacco so the local governments can fund their favorite liberal programs.


5 posted on 04/29/2014 4:29:08 AM PDT by kidd
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To: grobdriver

London Mayor Boris Johnson on “passive” smoking.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlH-OZ5R9xM


6 posted on 04/29/2014 4:32:13 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: kidd

The cigarette black market keeps their potential tax revenue as low as possible anyway.


7 posted on 04/29/2014 4:32:42 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The next ban will be a strict prohibition against putting anything cylindrical in your mouth.

Unless it’s a penis and you are a man, of course.


8 posted on 04/29/2014 4:37:37 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: driftdiver

That’s because pot only emits pixie dust and actually improves the health of everyone around it. /s


9 posted on 04/29/2014 4:37:47 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe they should load them with pot vapors.


10 posted on 04/29/2014 4:37:57 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Lazamataz

11 posted on 04/29/2014 4:39:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Olog-hai
Users bemoan e-cigarette bans in NYC, Chicago

Take it up with your Overlords, sissy-pants!


12 posted on 04/29/2014 4:45:46 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Lazamataz

Bwhahahahahahah

Filtered pole smoking in aisle two ONLY approved by the FERAL Government


13 posted on 04/29/2014 4:49:42 AM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: kidd

Besides Big Government and Big Tobacco, the e-cig people also P.O. Big Pharma. It’s a much better smoking cessation tool than most of what they’re hawking at very high prices.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 4:51:42 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: grobdriver

Exactly. Second hand smoke was always a lie and they always knew it.


15 posted on 04/29/2014 4:58:55 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: FreedomPoster

I questioned a doc about E-cigs the other day.

While he said he doesn’t have enough info yet to recommend E-cigs to quit smoking, he was forced to admit that they are certainly better than smoking because they lack the tar and other additives.


16 posted on 04/29/2014 5:00:10 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: samtheman
Second hand smoke was always a lie and they always knew it.

As did we - it's always about control.

17 posted on 04/29/2014 5:02:21 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: grobdriver

And how blatant is their admission now that it has nothing to do with the smoke. It’s the GATEWAY that matters to them suddenly, though they would all ritualistically laugh at the concept of a “gateway drug”. But gateway smoking device... That we’re supposed to take seriously ... And the media, of course, totally misses the irony.


18 posted on 04/29/2014 5:07:42 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: grobdriver

“BECAUSE WE SAY SO, PEASANT!”


19 posted on 04/29/2014 5:08:56 AM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: Olog-hai

It took me a looooong time to quit smoking and E-cigs are the only thing that worked for me.


20 posted on 04/29/2014 5:12:12 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: cripplecreek; FreedomPoster; traderrob6

Same response from 3 of my docs this past week.

I started smoking at the age of 12 and have vigorously pursued the habit for 50 years.

Started the e-cig 38 days ago and have no desire to ever smoke cigarettes again. Time will tell.

The move to ban or tax e-cigs is all about lost revenue for the state and not their concern about our safety/health.


21 posted on 04/29/2014 5:33:47 AM PDT by panaxanax
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To: Olog-hai

I musta missed that particular ariticle in that there ‘CONSTITUTION THINGY’ we’re supposed to have.

......................somewhere.


22 posted on 04/29/2014 5:50:09 AM PDT by Flintlock (islam is a LIE, mohammmud a CRIMINAL, sharia is POISON!)
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To: panaxanax

I quit smoking with them 1 year and 4 months ago. Only thing that worked for me too. I have switched to the refillable tanks and love them. I decided that if anyone anywhere ever says anything to me about it I will say it’s hash oil. lol That should put their panties in a wad.


23 posted on 04/29/2014 6:14:59 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Olog-hai

follow the $$$$$$$$$$$$$$


24 posted on 04/29/2014 6:24:15 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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