With The Hill reporting that FDA regulations on vapor products and e-cigarettes may be “imminent,” now is the time to buy stock in tobacco companies. That’s the advice of Bonnie Herzog, a stock analyst and managing director of Beverage, Tobacco & Convenience Store Research for Wells Fargo Securities.
Iowa smokers looking to ring in 2016 by kicking the habit shouldn’t be scared away from using electronic cigarettes. That’s according to Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, a longtime foe of the tobacco industry and Chairman of the anti-tobacco organization the Truth Campaign. In response, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, is applauding Miller for becoming the first AG in the country to fight back against vaping misinformation.
Today, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, is warning smokers and vapers in the City of Chicago that a new sky high tax on vapor products is set to take effect tomorrow (Jan. 1, 2016). This tax comes not only as millions of Americans try to quit smoking as part of their New Year’s Resolutions, but also as the City of Chicago launches a fear-based campaign against vaping.
“This deal protects cigarette markets,” said Gregory Conley, President of the American Vaping Association. “Congressional leaders have squandered a real opportunity to benefit both public health and small businesses across the country.”
A new poll from the Boston Globe and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds that most Americans are uninformed or hold outright wrong beliefs about the risks of vapor products and electronic cigarettes.