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E-cigs: No smoke, but some areas are banning them
ap ^ | 6-3-11 | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM

Posted on 06/04/2011 11:43:16 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB

RICHMOND, Va.—That's not smoke coming out of Cliff Phillips' mouth. But that hasn't stopped others from cringing, making remarks, waving their hands in their faces and coughing at the sight of the vapor from his electronic cigarette.

"They're just conditioned if they see you inhale and exhale something, it's got to be smoke and it's going to stink. ... They're not even smelling anything," said Phillips, a 61-year-old retiree and former cigarette smoker from Cuba, Ill.

Electronic cigarettes don't burn and don't give off smoke.

(Excerpt) Read more at twincities.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: addiction; ecigs; nicotine; smokers; smoking; tobacco
the 'smoke nazis' have become the 'vapor nazis'
1 posted on 06/04/2011 11:43:20 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Thay have always been just plain Nazis.


2 posted on 06/04/2011 11:46:22 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: RandallFlagg

Ping.


3 posted on 06/04/2011 11:49:14 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: WOBBLY BOB

That’s because it for many of liberals it was never about danger or health effects. It was about control. If they could get the government to control one facet of your life, and for you to accept it or at least resign yourself to it, it would be easier to get you to accept other controls in the future


4 posted on 06/04/2011 11:51:10 AM PDT by apillar
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I think bubble gum and chewing gum are nasty
and I hate stepping in it
and I hate smelling it
and I hate finding blobs of it stuck everywhere
and I think it is unsanitary
and I hope they ban it.


5 posted on 06/04/2011 11:53:35 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (Proud to be a (small) monthly donor.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
I can see the fun in pranking smoke Nazis, but when actual smoking in places open to the public has been made illegal, the victims of this harmless vapor device are the business owners and staff who have to field the complaints from those imagining themselves assaulted.
6 posted on 06/04/2011 11:59:03 AM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Could you imagine big libs like NYC mayor Bloomberg if he didn’t have all the taxes from tobacco. It’s the same with all these big government types, they scream about smoking, but if the public ever truly stopped buying smokes they’d be in a world of hurt. That’s the reason that smuggling cigarettes will get you almost as much jail time as dealing pot, sometimes more.


7 posted on 06/04/2011 12:02:30 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Next thing you know these people will start to think they can ban stuff like circumcision.

Oopps - nevermind.


8 posted on 06/04/2011 12:03:26 PM PDT by Stosh
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To: YankeeReb

their next arguement will be it sets a bad example for the chillrun ...


9 posted on 06/04/2011 12:04:31 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Next up for banning - candy cigarettes?


10 posted on 06/04/2011 12:06:38 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

The truth is that smoking is not the issue for them, it’s the smokers.


11 posted on 06/04/2011 12:06:44 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- mission accomplished)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

They’ve always had the vapors...


12 posted on 06/04/2011 12:13:28 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 863 of our national holiday from reality. - Obama really isn't one of us)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
The Phony Tobacco War
13 posted on 06/04/2011 12:14:24 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: WOBBLY BOB

when will the Nazi’s ban penis smoking? There are far more health problems associated with that behavior than E-cigaretts.


14 posted on 06/04/2011 12:15:52 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Squawk 8888
The truth is that smoking is not the issue for them, it’s the smokers.

It's the same with MADD and drinking.

15 posted on 06/04/2011 12:21:46 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: WOBBLY BOB

It’s never been about smoking, it’s about the left’s ability to control your behavior.


16 posted on 06/04/2011 12:48:33 PM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Those were banned years ago.


17 posted on 06/04/2011 1:11:53 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; Eric Blair 2084

PING A LING


18 posted on 06/04/2011 1:21:07 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB; All

I use my e-cigarette everywhere I go.
I use it while working and during meetings.
I use it in front of my Sons.
I use it at the gun range.
I use it at restaurants (Except Applebee’s -they said if they didn’t know what it was, I couldn’t use it. NEVER an issue at any other restaurant).

Funny...

I haven’t seen miles of corpses in my wake during my travels.


19 posted on 06/04/2011 2:09:17 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Let this chant follow BHO everywhere he goes: "You lie. You lie. You lie.")
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To: Jet Jaguar

Thanks for the ping, JJ.


20 posted on 06/04/2011 2:09:57 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Let this chant follow BHO everywhere he goes: "You lie. You lie. You lie.")
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Wow it seems like a million years ago we’d buy those at the 5 and dime. Seems to me it cost 2 or 3 cents for a pack of candy cigs. Just a pure sugar rush. I much preferred Snaps, the candy coated licorice pieces. Those were 2 cents a box and when the box was empty you could blow it like a horn. Ah the good ol days when playing baseball was all that mattered. I didn’t know or care what a liberal was.


21 posted on 06/04/2011 2:17:37 PM PDT by Graneros ("Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.")
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To: RandallFlagg
I haven’t seen miles of corpses in my wake during my travels.

you're just blinded my your love of Big E-Tobacco

22 posted on 06/04/2011 2:28:46 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: Repeal The 17th

I must admit, I have wished we had the death penalty for those morons who spat their gum out on the ground, after I stepped in it.


23 posted on 06/04/2011 3:57:39 PM PDT by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: Gabz

The FDA banned real cigarettes that are flavored like candy or fruit, not candy cigarettes.

You can buy the ones I showed at http://www.mcphee.com/shop/products/Just-Like-Dad-Candy-Cigarettes.html

You can buy other brands at several online candy stores, including Amazon.com.


24 posted on 06/04/2011 4:13:54 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: LibFreeOrDie

Thanks, I stand corrected.


25 posted on 06/04/2011 5:33:30 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: LibFreeOrDie

I still buy them just so I can take them to work. Then I break ‘em out and ask everyone around if they want a ‘smoke’.

Some of the more libtards co-workers become aghast at my ‘promotion’ of smoking in the workplace.


26 posted on 06/04/2011 6:13:23 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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