California Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) Endorses THR and E-cigarettes

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  1. Vocalek

    Vocalek CASAA Activist ECF Veteran

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    Source: email from Fr. Jack Kearney, Professor of Human Services and Addiction Studies,Cypress College, Loyola Marymount University



    It's a start.
     
  2. pianoguy

    pianoguy Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Outstanding!!
     
  3. Petrodus

    Petrodus Vaping Master ECF Veteran

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    Excellent ...
    We sure have come a long ways baby
    in just a few years.
     
  4. JAY73

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    great news thanks for letting us know..
     
  5. NorthOfAtlanta

    NorthOfAtlanta Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Tip of the iceberg? Maybe some others who have been keeping their heads down due to BP and the alphabet groups will come out of hiding now. For once I can agree with something started on the left coast.

    :D
     
  6. JonHen

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    Thank you for posting this. It is good to see progress in this space.
     
  7. cyberwolf

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    This is great! I love the "amateur opinions" line.
     
  8. Fiamma

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    In light of the recent push to ban e cigs on college campuses nationwide this is indeed a breath of fresh air. Lets hope it spreads quickly, is aggressively promoted by these professionals and has a powerful impact on the current thinking promoted ceaselessly and ingenuously by the paid shills of the pharmaceutical houses.
     
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    So in short, this means that addiction counselors will be openly advocating e-cigs for those looking to quit smoking?
     
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    It's also good that it comes from the heart of ANTZ scientific propaganda, California. Unfortunately, I'm willing to bet U Cal, SF is not one of the CAADE universities.
     
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    I think it means that some of them will be encouraged to do so.

    What percentage "some" comprises is an open question.
    As is what percentage of that "some" will actually do so.
    :)
     
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    Exellent news Elaine, thank you for posting it here! A big thank you to all the CASAA Board members and regular members that continue to step up to the plate on behalf of us Non-Smokers.
     
  13. JENerationX

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    Like Elaine said, it's a start. :vapor:
     
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    thats is a really good news, i hope the goverment in mexico finally start thinking and unbann the ecig
     
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    davelog Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    This is an excellent step. Is there a link directly to the endorsement? I'd like to post it in the vaping section of my site.

    Thank you for all your work!
     
  16. haiqu

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    Right. But the list is fairly impressive nevertheless, and includes parts of Nevada and Arizona.

    CAADE Colleges and Universities | CAADE
     
  17. StormFinch

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    Hmmm... very interesting. That list includes the Navy's drug and alcohol counselor training program. Maybe it will gain us a foot in the door to the military?
     
  18. Vocalek

    Vocalek CASAA Activist ECF Veteran

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    That would truly be wonderful.

    I think it is too easy for civilian companies to just write off an employee that becomes dysfunctional when he or she quits smoking (even if the employer made smoking / tobacco cessation a condition for employment). They like to pretend that everyone feels wonderful upon quitting (other than maybe a day or two of discomfort). And if months have gone by and the employee is still under-performing... well there are loads of people looking for work. If they accepted the fact that cessation causes dysfunction for a good percentage of smokers, then they would have to take responsibility for their part in insisting on total abstinence.

    The military, on the other hand, does its best to hang onto good employees. It is probably most obvious to ship captains that insisting on 100% abstinence results in a crew that is not performing as it should.
     
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    TennDave Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Hey Elaine- I have book marked that page- I hope that they post your reply!!
    Amazing how close minded some people are....I'm sure your response will show the evidence this guy touted as non-existent.
    Love how they also always ask if we are connected to the industry- well, yes! We use the products and our lives are also proof!
     
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