Public Speaking can be scary, but, it doesn’t have to be.

V.A.P.E. society believes that everyone has the ability to participate in the legislative process, but not everyone has the time to prepare. We are happy to provide well supported testimonies anyone can simply read during a public hearing, and have a great impact on the outcome of anti-vaping laws.

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Public Health Argument #2 – A Person Smoking, versus a Person Vaping

Good afternoon, My name is ______ I am a [STATE] resident, a former smoker of _____ years, and a current vapor of ______ years. If this legislature truly has the public health’s best interests at heart, and the goal is genuinely a smoke free society, it must accept that vapors are part of the solution, not the problem. What we …

Public Health Argument #3 – vaping is the most successful means to quit smoking

Good Afternoon, My name is _________ and I am a [STATE] resident, taxpayer, and former smoker.   Vaping helped me quit smoking, and I am not alone; even the most vocal opponents of vaping can agree on some basic facts, with regards to the benefits of vaping.   Scientists and Politicians… has been misrepresenting facts and campaigning against Vapor Devices …

Second Hand Vapor Argument #3 – vapor has been studied, and the results show it as safe

Good afternoon, my name is _________ I am a [STATE] resident, a former smoker current vaper, and I am hear to voice my opposition to [BILL]. As compared with the junk science claiming vapor is dangerous, there is actually quite a bit of good science conclusively demonstrating that vapor is what it claims to be: harmless to both users and …

Second Hand Vapor Argument #2 – New England Journal of Medicine study – is unrealistic

Good afternoon, My name is ________ and I am a [STATE] resident, former smoker, and current vapor. I am deeply concerned that this committee may make their decision regarding [BILL] according to research that is simply not based in reality. Specifically, anti-tobacco harm reduction figures often cite a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine that claims: that “Vapor Devices may …

Second Hand Vape Argument #1 – the science has been biased, read the newest FDA science

Good afternoon, My name is ________ and I am a [STATE] resident, former smoker of ___ years, and current vapor of ____ years. I am here today because I feel my rights are being threatened on the basis of very bad science. Whether it is an attempt to grab headlines or keep funds flowing, Some morally questionable researchers have been …

Economic Impact Argument #1 – [BILL] costs millions in lost productivity, and potential tax income

Good afternoon, My name is ______, I am a [STATE] taxpayer, former smoker of ____ years and a vapor of ___ years. I am here to voice my opposition to [BILL], because Vaping has vastly improved my health, and the health of many of my friends, and I can’t for the life of me understand why any fiscally responsible politician …

Individual Rights Argument #1 – [BILL] is an example of over regulation and a loss of my rights

Good afternoon, My name is _______, I am a [STATE] resident, former smoker of ___ years and a vapor for ___ year. As an American Citizen and a [STATE] resident, I strongly believe in a free society. I believe that if the government wants to take away ANY of my freedom, it has to be for a good reason. The …

Public Health Argument #4 – Vaping lies, are going to kill people

Good afternoon, My name is ______, I am a [STATE] resident, former smoker of ____ years and a vaper of ___ years. I am here to voice my strong opposition to [BILL], because despite potentially good intentions, [BILL] will have disastrous negative consequences on the public health. Vapor is not smoke, and treating it as such like [BILL] does, creates …

Public Health Argument #1 – public health gateway testimony

Good Afternoon, My name is ______ and I am a former smoker of ____ years and a current vapor of ____ years. Since vaping I have personally experienced a vast improvement in my health, and I know 100’s of other individuals who experienced the same thing. When considering limiting access to this product that has added years to my life, …