MISSON, KANSAS: (HEADS UP!) Council members compromised by agreeing to have Tobacco/Vapor 21 ordinance work session late in first quarter of 2019. A date has not been set yet, so be vigilant! Advocacy tips at Kansas CASAA: https://bit.ly/2SSjqXl
PISMO BEACH, CALIFORNIA: (HEADS UP!) Council to consider OUTDOOR smoking bans tomorrow night (12.18.18.) These bans frequently include #vaping. Strongly urging local advocates either call or attend to make sure this doesn’t happen!
Pismo Beach could expand smoking ban to outdoor dining, bus stops, sidewalks and more
SOLVANG, CALIFORNIA: (UPDATE) City bans vaping on sidewalks and other outdoor areas in commercial center. Those caught violating the new ordinance could face a citation and a $100 fine.
Solvang bans smoking in most public areas
THE MORE YOU KNOW: “Even if e-cigarettes have led to less smoking among teenagers, meaning less tobacco-related morbidity and mortality in decades to come, the FDA sees its mission as fighting that trend, even if it results in more tobacco-related morbidity and mortality.”
Amid the Underage Vaping ‘Epidemic,’ Adolescent Smoking Again Hits a Record Low