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Heads Up – News – Updates 3.19.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for March 19, 2019. Call to Action for Arkansas. Anti tobacco harm reduction law in Connecticut. North Dakota gets the flavor ban right while a Bloomberg commentary gets everything wrong.

ARKANSAS: (CALL TO ACTION!) Stop an outrageous 67% tax on vaping! Oppose any extra taxes on low-risk, smoke-free alternatives to combustible tobacco. Click the link to ACT NOW!

AR – Stop an outrageous tax on vaping!


NORTH DAKOTA: (UPDATE) Good news for ND vapers! It appears that HB 1477, a bill going before the Judiciary Committee today that would have banned flavored #vapor products to adults, HAS BEEN AMENDED to only ban sales of flavored products TO MINORS.

E-cigarette bill before ND Senate


MERIDEN, CONNECTICUT: (UPDATE) The resolution denying early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to the much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products that could actually eliminate #smoking will go to a public hearing next month.

Committee considers ordinance targeting teen vaping in Meriden


COMMENTARY: Editorial claims all flavored #vaping products should be immediately banned, nicotine levels reduced and regulated the same as cigarettes to protect “adults from known and suspected dangers.” You can leave a polite comment on the article here:

Bloomberg – Needed: A Real Crackdown on E-Cigarettes

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! – The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association