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A female model demonstrating use of an electronic cigarette. (Photo credit: Michael Dorausch)

E-Cigarette Ban: Ideology Over Common Sense

Ignorance amongst some politicians continues to rein as those who attack e-cigarettes in their war on tobacco are limiting the use of devices that help many smokers lessen or eliminate their tobacco dependency.

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A female model demonstrating use of an electronic cigarette. (Photo credit: Michael Dorausch)

Nanny Staters Target E-Cigarettes

I thought it was a joke. Stories started circulating over the past few months about various left-wing local and state legislators urging a ban on e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes? Why would anyone want to ban these tar-free nicotine fixes that give real cigarette smokers an effective way to limit ingesting carcinogens?

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Progressives Embrace Moral and Medical Schizophrenia

Progressives Embrace Moral and Medical Schizophrenia

The Progressive agenda to make America healthier may well result in a leaner, greener America.  Unfortunately, their contempt for the unborn and their embrace of “anything goes” promiscuity will render those benefits moot.  A society guided by moral schizophrenics cannot long endure.

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The Misconception: It Is Only A Smoking Ban

The Misconception: It Is Only A Smoking Ban

Some time ago, I was among those who desperately tried to point out that the smoking ban was opening the door to additional bans. Like others, I was told I was being hysterical and no one was going to ban foods or any of the other possibilities set forth. Looks as though “us” hysterical types weren’t so hysterical after all. Our prediction is playing out and swiftly so.

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For South Dakotans: Is it roll-your-own or store-bought or neither?

For South Dakotans: Is it roll-your-own or store-bought or neither?

 A bill calling for a tax increase on roll-your-own cigarettes has passed in the state House and by the time you read this the bill will have died or passed in the Senate and be on its way for the Governor’s signature. Whether the proposed tax becomes law or dies somewhere in the Senate, the issue brings up a couple of interesting points.

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