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JANUARY 7, 2019
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Tobacco harm reduction news for January 7, 2019. Vape-friendly Wisconsin sees record low smoking, New Jersey bans vaping outside, New Hampshire Vapor 21, fruity vapes in prison, positive commentaries from non-vapers.


WISCONSIN: Historic low rates of 4.7% and 16% respectively for youth & adult #smoking contradicts claim that #vaping “epidemic” increases youth smoking risk or hampers adult cessation; justifies WI’s “light touch” approach to vaping regulation/taxation.

https://bit.ly/2tXlYMa



NEW JERSEY:
No slippery slope here? Scant evidence of risk was enough to pass public #smoking ban in 2006, but no evidence at all is needed to ban #vaping OUTDOORS. Next will be ALL public outdoor spaces, cars and multi-unit private residences….


New Jersey’s Tough New Outdoor Smoking Ban Is Just Days Away – NJ Spotlight



AROUND THE WORLD: (SCOTLAND)
Even most tough & inveterate smokers, prison inmates, prefer sweet/fruity #vaping products over #tobacco flavors, disproves ANTZ false claim that “flavors target youth, not adult smokers.” Authorities say “money well-spent.”


Scots lags crave berry-flavoured vapes as prison smoking ban comes into force



THE MORE YOU KNOW: (CNBC COMMENTARY)
“I bought my dad a Juul e-cigarette to see if he’d give up his Marlboros. Here’s what happened…”



Photo Credit: Angelica LaVito | CNBC


I bought my dad a Juul e-cigarette to see if he’d give up his Marlboros. Here’s what happened




NEW HAMPSHIRE: HEADS UP!
@SenDavidWatters is proposing a bill that would deny adult #smokers 18-20 access to low risk #vaping products.


On heels of Keene ordinance, proposed bill would raise state tobacco age to 21



OPINION: Why This Non-Smoker Cares About Harm Reduction –
“I wish there were products…in the 1970s to help my father, but the technology was still far away. But, the FDA has an opportunity now to…help people quit.”


https://www.insidesources.com/why-i-care-about-harm-reduction/
 
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