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American Cancer Society Publishes New Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes

By | 2018-02-19T03:47:43+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Advocacy Views, News|Tags: , , , |

Technically, when reading the new and somewhat improved position statement, you could easily argue that ACS will support your quit attempts using e-cigarettes while they ensure they are taxed to the point of industry destruction, only available to those 21 years or over, are only available in tobacco flavors, and may require you to go through extreme lengths to obtain one. Furthermore, the new position and encouragement for the FDA to continue regulations to the fullest extent imply that ACS supports products that were available before the predicate date of 2007 while still funding and engaging on fear mongering in public regarding the product category in an attempt to dissuade smokers from trying electronic cigarettes.

California Department of Public Health: National Smokeless Tobacco Summit

By | 2018-01-31T20:40:16+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy Views, Not Blowing Smoke|Tags: , , , , |

During the 8th National Summit on Smokeless and Spit Tobacco, held in Albuquerque New Mexico April 18-20, 2016, California Department of Public Health employee Julie Lautsch gave a presentation titled “A Digital Game”. Considering the slides used in the presentation, and its content, it is abundantly clear that the California Department of Public Health considers their misleading propaganda and our attempts to set the record straight nothing more than “A Digital Game”.