MINNESOTA: (CALL TO ACTION!) Without any evidence of risk to bystanders, HF 349 prohibit businesses from allowing #vaping in their property, remove incentive for #smokers to switch. Vote Is Scheduled For TOMORROW, March 14. Click link to take action NOW!
IN THE NEWS: (FDA) Agency releases draft guidance on #vaping flavors, moves up pre-market application deadline by a year (for flavors other than tobacco-, mint-, and menthol-flavored products) to 8-8-2021, gives 30 days comment period.
ILLINOIS: (UPDATE) House Bill 345, denying early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to the much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products that could actually eliminate #smoking, passed by a vote of 82-31 Tuesday. It now moves to the Illinois Senate.
ASPEN, COLORADO: (HEADS UP) City plans to ban flavored #vaping & #smokefree #tobacco products, reducing product’s appeal to adult #smokers and #vapers and an important and incentive to switch to far safer alternative products.
SKAGIT COUNTY, WASHINGTON: (HEADS UP!) Without any evidence of risk to bystanders, County wants law to prohibit businesses from allowing #vaping in their property, “hope” #vapers outside will somehow dissuade youth use. PUBLIC HEARING April 9th @ 2PM.
WINCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE: (UPDATE) Voters wisely REJECT proposed law that would have denied early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to the much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products that could actually eliminate #smoking.
NEVADA: (HEADS UP!) SB263 (Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Sparks) would sin tax #vaping products at same 30% rate, raising cost to #smokers, thereby removing savings incentive to switch to far safer alternatives to #smoking.
If you’re on Facebook, please be sure to join your CASAA state group to help prevent anti-harm reduction laws like these from spreading through your state! CASAA.org – The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association