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CASAA Files Amicus Brief in FDA Lawsuit, Plus More – Tobacco Harm Reduction News

Calls to Action in Virginia and New Mexico! Heads Up Iowa. CASAA files amicus brief in FDA lawsuit; updates state info pages.

CASAA IN ACTION: CASAA has filed an amicus brief in the PMTA deadline appeal of American Academy of Pediatrics et al., vs FDA, asking the court to consider the devastating effect the May 2020 deadline will have on millions of #vaping consumers! #PMTAreform
VIRGINIA: (CALL TO ACTION!) Two bills (SB 852, HB 1120) that would enact new 39% wholesale taxes on vapor products are on the move in the VA legislature!

TAKE ACTION! Please reach out to your officials in VA and urge them to oppose these bills!

VA – Stand up to Vapor Taxes!

FLORIDA: (CALL TO ACTON UPDATE!) SB 810 (online sales ban) & SB 1394 (85% wholesale tax) scheduled for a committee meeting MONDAY. Send a message to the committee NOW! Click link for meeting info, contact info, talking points & a pre-written comment.

FL – (Updated) Take Action to Stop an Online Sales Ban and Vape Tax! – CASAA
NEW MEXICO: (CALL TO ACTION!) SB 91, banning sale of flavored vapor products (except tobacco flavor) is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Public Affairs Committee in a few minutes. Send your senators a message to oppose this bill if passed by committee!

NM – Stand Up to a Flavor Ban! (SB 91)

CASAA IN ACTION: (HELP NEEDED) We have recently updated our state information web pages! If you see any errors in the state lawmakers contacts, outdated or missing laws/taxes, broken links, etc., please message us. Thank you!

Find My State Info – CASAA

IOWA: (HEADS UP!) Proposed law LIES to public about health risks of second-hand vapor in order to ban “public” use. (NOTE: businesses ALREADY have the RIGHT to prohibit vaping.) These LIES will be used to justify MORE prohibitive laws and higher taxes!

Iowa bill could make vaping even more restricted than smoking