Amherst OKs measure to limit youth smoking – City & Region – The Buffalo News
Supporters of Tempe’s ban include the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, the Arizona Public Health Association, among others. Christian Stumpf represents the American Lung Association in Arizona, he says Tempe’s e-ban is a victory for the state. “Nobody knows the short or long term health consequences of these,” Stumpf said. “We’re telling everyone to be careful.” Electronic cigarettes are relatively new products and there haven’t been extensive studies published on the side effects of using the vapors.
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Hale took the matter further, saying the classification of e-cigarettes as a tobacco product was inaccurate because the devices burn a mix of flavored water and nicotine. No tobacco is present. Granville also said he voted blu against the law because Americans should have a right to choose if they want to use e-cigarettes. “Liberty means anything,” he said.
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Tempe council votes to ban electronic cigarettes – ktar.com
Weinstein and Council Member Mark A. Manna. The resolution directs the towns Youth and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Task Force for Healthy Communities and Healthy Youth, and the Youth Consortium, to create an incentive program for businesses that: Dont offer tobacco or tobacco-related products for sale or if they do, employ a universal proofing system.