By creating this piece of legislation to ban e-cigarette liquid within New York, Senator Kemp Hannon is practically announcing to the planet that he is firmly tucked into the back pocket of big tobacco. This attack on the e-cigarette industry has nothing to do with the dangers of e-liquid and everything to do with taxes. By banning the sale of e-liquid, Senator Hannon is basically trying to hand the industry over to the huge tobacco giants and their disposable single use 1st generation devices. Big tobacco pays mountains of money in taxes to New York and this will ensure it stays that way as new taxes on e-cigarettes are sure to follow. To me, it’s as obvious as stripes on a zebra.
Kemp Hannon’s use of the recent NYTimes irresponsible newspaper article that reports about non existent soaring child poisonings and the unrealistic buying of nicotine by the barrel to lay the ground work for this foolish and callow bill is ridiculous. It is a perfect example of the tail wagging the dog. The dance between Big Media and Big Politics is just like the dance between the FDA and Big Pharma and it’s evil. These bullshit attacks on perfectly legal businesses has to stop!
Senator Hannon is truly a legislator that has no concern for the cigarette smokers or vapers of New York or anywhere else for that matter and lacks any vision of a society free from deadly cigarette smoke. I’m afraid Senator Hannon and many other vision-less legislators bottom lines are the mountains of tax revenues that are slowly eroding away from them due to increased sales and usage of non sin-taxed e-cigarettes. They are desperate to stop the hemorrhaging of their precious source of tobacco cigarette tax revenue. They want your money, they don’t give a shit about your life. That’s the truth.