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Vaping is not cool

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Tobacco company Philip Morris has got a challenge on its hands.

The company that once made smoking cool with the Marlboro man has now turned its attention to marketing vaping.

And vaping is not cool.

Standing on street corners with a cloud of vapour obscuring your head while faintly smelling like a cheap toilet cleaner, does not equate to anything slightly stylish.

* Wellington's vape-free moment delayed, but beaches go smokefree
* Big Tobacco poised to enter the vaping market in New Zealand
* Common goal to get as many people as possible off the smokes

And it’s starting to get a bad rap from our policy makers, but not without a fight.

Last week, Wellington City councillors were about to consider creating vape-free spaces but, in the face of a public outcry, they delayed the vote.

I don’t know why they are bothering when the Government has already announced a........

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