For communities that don’t have local laws regulating tobacco – or that want to address electronic devices head on - we've developed a new model ordinance. The Model Ordinance Regulating Electronic Smoking Devices prohibits the use of electronic smoking devices in areas where smoking is prohibited, and prohibits certain retail practices—for example, giving away free samples of electronic smoking devices or selling electronic smoking devices in vending machines.
Isn't that lovely? They've developed a
Meanwhile, our infrastructure continues to crumble all across the country, with California being one of the states suffering from a lack of funding to fix all things that are fundamental to our modern way of life.. Now how is it that the state has the money to pay anti-harm reduction advocates at a time when there is no money for the upkeep of its infrastructure? I don't mean to wander off topic, but the issue of priorities seems to have gotten lost somewhere along the way.
Meanwhile, more people will continue to die prematurely due to the fight against any and all forms of tobacco harm reduction. This just serves as one example. There is much research that suggests that there are a number of ways to reduce the harms that are associated with smoking, and these people appear to be against all of them. It's not surprising really, given anti tobacco's history of suppressing any attempts at creating a safe(er) cigarette.
...and they say that they're in the business of public health....interesting.
How to Regulate E-Cigarettes and Other Electronic Smoking Devices in Your Community | ChangeLab Solutions