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02.20.24 – Hearing Scheduled: 02/21/24, S. Ways and Means Subcommittee, 8:00 AM, Senate Lounge

02.20.24 – CANCELLED: S. Ways and Means Subcommittee, 8:30 AM, Senate Lounge.

02.19.24 – Subcommittee Meeting: 02/20/2024 8:30AM S. Ways and Means, Senate Lounge.

01.23.24 – Subcommittee: Cournoyer, Dotzler, and Koelker.

01.23.24 –  Introduced, referred to Ways and Means.

A bill (SB 3101) known to advocates as “PMTA Registry” legislation has been introduced and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. This bill is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Ways and Means Subcommittee on

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2024
  • 8:30 AM
  • Senate Lounge

If enacted, this law would effectively make the state of Iowa an enforcement arm of the Food and Drug Administration empowering state authorities to enforce the disastrous federal anti-vaping regulations. This would put independent vape shops out of business, workers out of jobs, and thousands of people at risk of returning to smoking, or delaying attempts at quitting.

Please take a minute to send an email to your state senator urging them to oppose SB 3101!

  • Tell your lawmakers that this legislation is more about protecting Big Tobacco profits than improving public health and share your personal story about switching to vaping.
  • SB 3101 will close down hundreds of small businesses and put hundreds of workers out of a job.
  • The state doesn’t need to carry water for the FDA by enforcing its disastrous anti-vaping regulations.
  • FDA has arbitrarily denied marketing orders for nearly 1 million products and is failing to move forward with authorizing others.
  • If SB 3101 is enacted, consumers will only have access to a handful of products that have applications pending, or are authorized by FDA.
  • Be brief, be kind, and say thank you 🙂

Agenda - 02.21.24 (Comment and Zoom Details)

S. Subcommittee on Ways and Means

SB 3101

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