Voters to decide on tobacco tax, senior sales tax exemption – Petersburg Pilot
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. Lee Phemister https://freddyayrq.wordpress.com owns Synergy Vapor Labs, a Tempe vapor shop, and believes the Tempe ban on e-cigarettes promotes “fear mongering.” “Removing the choice of the business owner and putting in bans and regulations for something they don’t understand seems a little premature,” Phemister said.
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40, No. 32 The Petersburg Borough Assembly passed six measures related to proposed sales tax changes which will appear on the Oct. 7 ballot.
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