WASHINGTON: (CALL TO ACTION!) TODAY at 2:30 PM (PT), committee hearing on SB 5986, that would impose 5c/mL tax on e-liquid (regardless of nicotine content) and 40c/oz tax on heat-not-burn (HnB) products. ACT NOW!
CONNECTICUT: (HEADS UP!) HB 7200, which would deny early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to the much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products that could actually eliminate #smoking passed from Committee to the House Friday. Read CASAA’s position on Tobacco 21, here:
ISANTI COUNTY, MINNESOTA: (UPDATE) County becomes 4th county/27th community in state to deny early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to the much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products that could actually eliminate #smoking.
IN THE NEWS: (BURLINGTON, NC) Without any evidence of risk to bystanders, city OUTDOOR #tobacco ban includes #vaping and #smokefree use in and around all major city parks, neighborhood facilities, lakes, marinas and its golf course.
LARKSPUR, CALIFORNIA: (HEADS UP!) City had first reading (see video) to ban flavored #vaping and #smokefree tobacco products last Wed. Watch for this on the agenda (posted at City Hall) and plan to attend possibly April 3rd or April 17th meeting!
SOUTH CAROLINA: (HEADS UP!) S492, a bill that would STOP municipalities from unfairly regulating #vaping products, has passed the Senate’s Medical Affairs Committee. Contact your Senators!
TALLMADGE, OHIO: (HEADS UP!) Law would deny early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products and likely “justify” to more onerous laws later. Read CASAA’s position on Tobacco 21, here:
DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA: (HEADS UP) Anti nicotine & tobacco zealots (ANTZ) tell outrageous lies (#vaping causes cancer “like radon;” uses veg. oil as “combustible base;” half the carcinogens as cigs) to get city to ban #vaping and #smokefree use OUTSIDE.
THE MORE YOU KNOW: Research suggests nicotine can keep ulcerative colitis in the remitting stage – finding smoking can reduce impact of some symptoms – but risks outweigh benefits. If only there was a 95% safer way to get nicotine without the smoke….
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