IN THE NEWS: Congress authorized @FDATobacco to review modified risk claims, but proving far less harm isn’t enough. Must also prove impossible: knowing truth won’t attract new users. Snus has 30+ years of evidence but can’t legally tell public this truth.
MOUNT PROSPECT, ILLINOIS: (HEADS UP!) Village considering laws to deny adult #smokers 18-20 access to far safer alternative #vaping products and prohibit business owners from allowing #vaping in their own establishments.
THE MORE YOU KNOW: If you’re on Facebook, please join your state’s CASAA group and help us continue to fight for tobacco harm reduction policies!
ARIZONA: (HEADS UP!) Anti harm reduction groups pushing to pass Tobacco 21 law, which typically also denies adult #smokers 18-20 access to far safer alternative #vaping products. Join CASAA in fighting these laws!
VERMONT: (HEADS UP!) @GovPhilScott backing outrageous 92% wholesale tax on #vaping products, which would remove an important lower cost incentive for inveterate adult #smokers to switch to the far lower risk products.
NORTH DAKOTA: (HEADS UP!) Bill HB 1477 would ban all #eliquid flavors other than tobacco and menthol, removing an important feature that helps #smokers stay off combustible #cigarettes.
OPINION: (Washington Examiner) The FDA is on a mission to ‘protect’ you from harmless products.