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Old 11-01-2017, 08:24 AM
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You don't have to outlaw or severely restrict sales of something to cut heavily into its use (although that can be effective - Prohibition for all its faults did cause Americans to significantly reduce drinking). Just raise taxes enough on it.

"...the evidence...strongly supports increasing cigarette prices through tobacco taxation as a powerful strategy for achieving major reductions in smoking behavior among some, but not all, high-risk populations.

For instance, increasing the price of cigarettes is a very effective policy tool for reducing smoking participation and consumption among youth, young adults and persons of low socioeconomic status."


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3228562/

Make vaping expensive enough and that'll discourage young people from doing it. They'll stick to healthier alternatives, like churchgoing and pot smoking.

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