|The Property Rights Newsletter|
January 13, 2012 - Issue #646
From the desk of the Director of The Blatantly Obvious:
Ban water vapor?! That must include tea, coffee, boiling water, soup, most hot foods, right? Note that no one wants to ban an alternative nicotine delivery system. That would cost Big Pharm money.
ALERT SC: North Myrtle Beach
has decided to include E-cigs in their ordinance - heads up to smokers
and vapers to protest the upcoming vote, scheduled for January 23rd.
People might not be able to distinguish an e-cigarette from a real
cigarette in certain situations, which is why the city council has
decided to include e-cigarettes in its non-smoking ordinance. "There’s a
psychological impact of it," City Councilman Bob Cavanaugh said. "For
example, if you’re in a theater and look around and see 10 people with
it, it looks like they are smoking. There’s an influence on other
people, especially at night when an e-cigarette looks like a cigarette."
Cavanaugh said Monday that the council has done an "outstanding" job
with the ordinance, but he would like to see whether businesses would
make that choice to go smoke free on their own instead of there being a
"I think that a vast majority of them would make the decision to be
smoke free on their own," he said. "I feel uncomfortable doing a mandate
on a social issue. I think there should be a mandate to have a sign
that says smoking or non-smoking. For one year, let’s try it. If it
doesn’t work, we can put in all mandates."
Read: Product Reviews. It is your choice to "smoke" anywhere and at any time you want, with no consideration of any smoking bans. This is legal (WATER) vapor, not banned smoke. Take a few puffs and keep from getting a withdrawal headache in any workplace, a hospital, restaurant, bar, airplane, store, church... anywhere! "Nicotine Delivery Systems" have no bans, Big Pharm wants you to buy their patches and gums. Don't give them your money when you can smoke and get the nicotine you want from someone else.
Read: More articles about Electronic Cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes on airplanes, KY E-cigarettes, Electronic Cigarettes and the FDA, USA Big Pharm only wants you to use THEIR quit smoking products, Electric cigarette beats pub smoking ban, Turkey E-cig, UK Meets the e-cig, and more.
Read: Antis: What to expect, The Cold Sharp Slap Of Reality.
World: Smokers Blogs. Watch instant postings to your favorite blogs.