CONNECTICUT: (CALL TO ACTION UPDATE!) HB6404, which would ban flavored #vaping and #smokefree products, was referred to the Committee on Children yesterday. Contact your lawmakers here:
NEW YORK: (CALL TO ACTION UPDATE!) Several bills that would ban flavors, enact and raise taxes, prohibit discounts, and raise the sales age to 21 for all tobacco and vapor products are on the move in the New York legislature. Take Action – Send a Message!
SOUTH DAKOTA: (HEADS UP/UPDATE!) Bill passed in House and heading to full Senate would ban #vaping in public places, eliminating an important incentive for #smokers to switch to far safer alternatives.
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OHIO: (HEADS UP!) MEETING MARCH 18TH! City to deny early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to much safer alternative #vaping products that could actually eliminate #smoking. Article is unclear if also includes #cigarettes or #tobacco.
ILLINOIS: (UPDATE) Bill (SB 21) denying early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to the much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products that could actually eliminate #smoking is “held back” (for now) due to “hesitation on the part of new members.”
LAKEMORE, OHIO: (HEADS UP!) City would deny early ADULT #smokers & #vapers access to the much safer alternative #vaping & #smokefree products that could actually eliminate #smoking. Next regular Council meeting March 18 at 7 PM in the Municipal Building.
RUSTON, LOUISIANA: (UPDATE) Without any evidence of risk to bystanders, City prohibits businesses from allowing #vaping in their own establishments and bans use OUTDOORS in parks/on sidewalks/multi-unit housing common areas, etc.
DEKALB, ILLINOIS: (HEADS UP!) Without any evidence of risk to bystanders, City considering baning #vaping OUTSIDE on all city property (except golf courses.)
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