Los Angeles moves to ban e-cigarettes, joining NY, others

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dualcitizen wrote:

The homeland of lib idiocy strikes again.

Mar 04, 2014 7:46pm EST  --  Report as abuse
joeketch wrote:

And yet we are passing laws making it legal to smoke pot. What a bunch of idiots.

Mar 04, 2014 7:51pm EST  --  Report as abuse
panjok1 wrote:

Here we go again..the Liberals in California and the rest of the country are playing nanny again! Get off peoples backs! You are the worst disease this country faces as you are job killers at best! Howz about you go out and find something better to do than take another freedom away from America! If you want to know who is taking our freedoms, just thank a Liberal for that one!

Mar 04, 2014 9:21pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Qvantvs wrote:

After 32 years of smoking and trying everything to kick the habit, these e-Cigs have kept me smoke-free for the past 3 years. Big Pharm with their pills that cause hallucinations and suicides are allowed to pedal their poison unimpeded. How many people commit suicide because of an e-Cig. Big Tobacco is still trying to hold on to what they have. Welcome to the United States of Payola.

Mar 04, 2014 9:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse

OH NO…everything Jennie McCarthy touches turns to poop.

Mar 04, 2014 9:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Cru wrote:

Sigh, jumping on the bandwagon yet again with the health scares.

I guess they figure they’d better do it now while the stigma from combustion cigarettes lingers on the electronic alternative.

Then again, this is a brilliant way to look like you’re doing something useful while diligently serving the interests of tobacco by hindering the competition. The most useless people on the planet are politicians.

Mar 04, 2014 10:11pm EST  --  Report as abuse
BCrossan wrote:

@joeketch That does make a lot of sense doesn’t it? I like how they ban something without any real justification. How about researching whats in the vapor and THEN making a ruling. But regardless… I still think it’s silly to think that this even if the vapor was bad… that the little tiny e-cigarette could put out any amount of vapor that could harm someone unless their an inch from your face. It’s like real cigarette smoke that travels some distance.

But yea… don’t dare smoke those bad for you e-cigarettes and instead roll yourself a nice big fat joint!

Mar 04, 2014 10:13pm EST  --  Report as abuse
KeithTalk wrote:

ROFL!! Yes, it was decided that e-cigarettes were bad for you by Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine and Dr. Howard.

Mar 04, 2014 11:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
lclemens wrote:

Who is John Galt?

Mar 04, 2014 11:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kpk wrote:

The “public health officials” and FDA, who’s pockets are lined by the tobacco industry lobbyist’s? In fact, the FDA will not even approve 100% organic “tobacco only” cigarettes, there are companies trying to get these products past the FDA and they outright won’t approve it. Funny how the FDA has a problem with e-cigarettes and organic tobacco, yet has no problem with big tobacco adding additional nicotine & addictive carcinogenic chemicals into the tobacco cigarettes.

Mar 05, 2014 12:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
schattrton wrote:

must be the second hand steam

Mar 05, 2014 7:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
PKFA wrote:

Conservatives protest laws like this, but too little is known about the unintended consequences of idiotic laws to stop making them. For example, after over 30 years the harmful effects of Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” are still being debated. This country needs more laws. It’s like a sick patient. He’s given a prescription to address his symptoms. But that medication has side effects, so he needs another prescription to offset those side effects. But THAT prescription has side effects, so- well you get the picture. THAT’S why we need more, not fewer laws like the one described in this article. Keep up the good work, oh leaders of ours!

Mar 05, 2014 10:31am EST  --  Report as abuse
runfast3 wrote:

This is a little off subject but I would like to ask why they don’t ban whiskey,beer and wine. This stuff is more harmful to the American public and does more monetary damage than smoking ever did. Could it be because all our politicians are bought by the big distillers or either most of them are a bunch of drunks.
JUST A THOUGHT!!!!!

Mar 05, 2014 10:48am EST  --  Report as abuse
LVXtlman wrote:

No studies available (as it has not been a product out long enough to determine what compounds exist in the exhaled product), but using the standard second hand smoke argument. Has anyone even looked at what chemicals the CDC CLAIMS is in second hand smoke from cigarettes. Two are unstable, non-naturally occurring radioactive isotopes.

Mar 05, 2014 11:06am EST  --  Report as abuse
triffid1 wrote:

In a perfect world there would be no temptations, no weaknesses, no urges to seek release from the mundane. The fact is that your offspring are likely to stray from the righteous path at some time. In the matter of electronic cigarettes vs tobacco, in which would you rather they indulge? Do not become a “knee-jerk” reactionary. Do the research and make an informed decision.

Mar 05, 2014 3:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
triffid1 wrote:

It took over 500 years for the powers that be to decide tobacco was unhealthy, but it has taken less than 7 years to reach the same conclusion about a completely different product, and only after it was determined to be a money maker! Something smells…and it isn’t vapor!

Mar 05, 2014 4:11pm EST  --  Report as abuse

Leave it to the liberals to want to protect the health of the public. How dare they!

Mar 06, 2014 3:22am EST  --  Report as abuse
Creamsykle wrote:

Nicotine itself is no more dangerous then Caffine. These people complaining that it comes in fruity flavors to attract the kids are not thinking clearly and only care about their own preconceived notions. Is Flavored Vodka for kids? What about girl scout cookie flavored Coffee? Grow up and take responsibility for yourself and your children.

Mar 07, 2014 10:18am EST  --  Report as abuse
KeithStammrs wrote:

Electronic cigarettes are being used as a gateway out of tobacco smoking for many long term smokers. It seems surprising that Los Angeles is looking at banning them whilst at the same time looking at legalising marijuana as other states in the USA are currently doing, and this flawed logic must pose the question : ” are these politicians and The FDA really interested in public health? or do they have their sights fixed on tax revenue dollars.

Mar 07, 2014 12:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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Mar 07, 2014 2:55pm EST  --  Report as abuse

the carcinogens found in the ultra-fine particles in e-cigarette aerosol < you faquing serious, then faquing ban tabacco sales and ban Red 40 and Blue 2 which are dyes that are carcinogens also related to ADHD in food like cereal, snacks even the fda considers this as CARCINOGES We also have a responsibility to protect our youth my BUTT why dont you ban this BECAUSE YOU STAND TO LOOSE Billions

Mar 08, 2014 12:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
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