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    e cig advertisement on mainstream FM radio

    Just caught an advertisement on the radio mid afternoon today, had heard it late last week as well but had the opportunity to have a look today at it all.

    Plugging the health benefits, and has a sizeable distributorship in NSW, QLD and VIC.

    Mostly service station chains.

    Why am I worried about this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by D Jovanovic View Post
    Why am I worried about this?
    cos the more profile vaping has in the mainstream media the more it will speed up the crackdown on them

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    Quote Originally Posted by D Jovanovic View Post
    Just caught an advertisement on the radio mid afternoon today, had heard it late last week as well but had the opportunity to have a look today at it all.

    Plugging the health benefits, and has a sizeable distributorship in NSW, QLD and VIC.

    Mostly service station chains.

    Why am I worried about this?
    Is this a radio station specific (exclusive) to service station chains and not a normal public one?

    Either way it may seem like "not a good thing" considering the current situation but at some point it will all come to a head.
    The stupid Gumbit that is running this show doesn't have a clue about basic economics so how could they understand or comprehend a brand new product like e-cigs? (That's not a party specific comment. They're both equally incompetent)
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    Quote Originally Posted by sc_rufctr View Post
    Is this a radio station specific (exclusive) to service station chains and not a normal public one?

    Normal public, FM radio station...was playing in the office.


    I researched the name after hearing the ad' - the equipment is sold through outlets like service stations and from memory, tobacconists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D Jovanovic View Post
    Normal public, FM radio station...was playing in the office.


    I researched the name after hearing the ad' - the equipment is sold through outlets like service stations and from memory, tobacconists.
    That surprises me. Talk about "drawing crabs"...
    Peter

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    If it's who I think it is, they have been advertising for a couple of months now.

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    I heard it too, was at a shop in (victoria) yarraville a few days ago and it played over the radio.

    I spun out, it worries me too.

    how can they advertise it with benefits, this is definitely going to have repercussions on us all.
    Last edited by qwertylesh; 17-04-14 at 01:11 PM.

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    I went to the B&M in Broken Hill the other day on my way through. Very nice bloke in there was telling me Broken Hill seems to be very pro-vaping.......all the clubs are happy for people to vape inside. He said he's sold over 1000 kits locally in a town with a population of 18,000. On the way into town I was listening to the local AM radio, he had an ad on.....his ad took the "healthier alternative to smoking" approach which I found quite acceptable. Interestingly, the local pharmacy had ads on for NRT products, directly aimed at smoking.....and his ads outnumbered the Vaper Room's one about 4:1.....I wonder if he's having trouble moving his BP products now the town has discovered something that actually works.

 

 

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