According to a recently published online article, electronic cigarette companies are quietly winning the war on regulation by successfully lobbying state legislatures to exclude them from tobacco control laws. And their tactics are strategic and creative. According to the article (posted Aug 4, 2014 on www.vox.com), "Public health officials and smoke-free advocates say industry-sponsored bills have the veneer of public health—with provisions about banning sales to minors—but avoid the more stringent rules other tobacco products must abide by." Neighboring states South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado are listed among the 6 states in the U.S. to define e-cigarettes as tobacco products. For more on this article, CLICK HERE.
4 Aug 2014
E-cigs: How they are Winning the War