WASHINGTON: (CALL TO ACTION!) Send the Gov. a message urging him to VETO HB 1074, denying early ADULT #smokers, #vapers access to safer products (& will probably be used to “justify” more onerous laws later.) CASAA T21 statement:
NEW HAMPSHIRE: (CALL TO ACTION UPDATE!) HB 511, which would ban #vaping like smoking & deceive the public into believing vaping is a risk to bystanders, has passed the House and is moving to a committee hearing in the Senate on April 2 @ 1:00 PM.
OLSTED COUNTY, MINNESOTA: (HEADS UP) County looking to deny early ADULT #smokers, #vapers access to safer products & will probably use the law to “justify” more onerous laws later. Read CASAA’s position on Tobacco 21, here: CASAA Tobacco 21 policy statement: “Including low-risk alternatives in T21 laws is unwise, misleading” – CASAA
THE MORE YOU KNOW: Researchers find #vaping could be effective way to help teens and young adults quit smoking. Interviews found 74% had gone from smoking to vaping. Subjects also expressed concern T21 laws will deny access to the much safer products.
SAN CARLOS, CALIFORNIA: (HEADS UP!) City looking to BAN #vaping in multi-unit homes and common areas, and BAN the sale of flavored #vaping and #smokefree products.
CALIFORNIA: (HEADS UP!) SB 38, a bill to ban the sale of flavored #vaping & #smokefree products statewide, was approved in the Senate Health committee yesterday. It will be heard next in the Senate Appropriations Committee!
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: (UPDATE) Watch yesterday’s LA Health, Education, and Neighborhood Committee meeting, discussing youth access to flavored #vaping and #smokefree products, then send a message!
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