BARABOO, WISCONSIN: (HEADS UP!) Tara Noye, South Central Wisconsin Tobacco Free Coalition Coordinator, LIES about vaping. It’s NOT a “misconception, “that vaping is safer than smoking, it’s the TRUTH!
“Noye advocated for treating vaping products and cigarettes equally under the law to prevent a misconception that electronic smoking devices are less harmful than their actual-tobacco equivalent.”
Baraboo moves to ban vaping in public spaces
MISSOULA, MONTANA: (HEADS UP!) Along with a proposed statewide flavor ban, residents of Missoula have their own city lawmakers considering a flavor ban. ANTZ lie, say 20 years of anti-smoking work being “undone” while ignoring record low smoking rates.
Missoula City Council mulling citywide ban on all flavored tobacco
NAPA, CALIFORNIA: (UPDATE) City bans sale of flavored vapor products–even for ADULTS over 21, prohibits vaping in public spaces without any evidence of harm–and exaggerates risk of trace chemicals–misleading public to believe vaping same as smoking.
Napa City Council bans sale of flavored tobacco, passes more restrictive smoking ordinance
MICHIGAN: (CALL TO ACTION UPDATE!) Bill with UNJUSTIFIED 18% tax increase & vague, confusing flavor rules has passed in Senate; moving to House Committee. Watch for hearing date! Remember that tax “compromises” did NOT prevent BANS in NY, NJ, MA and RI!
MI – Stop a Vapor Tax and Flavor Regulation!
MONTANA: (CALL TO ACTION!) DPHHS sidestepping legislative process to ban flavored vapor products – forcing ADULTS to use flavor of what they’ve QUIT – based on lies like “non-tobacco flavors weren’t popular until after JUUL arrived in 2015.” #QuitLying
MT – Stop the Health Department Flavor Ban
AUSTRALIA: Government’s baseless “precautionary” ban will make it far, far more difficult to get nicotine from VERY LOW RISK #vaping than from smoking. Meanwhile, pro-vape UK smoking rates dropped 5.5 percentage points 2011-2018 while AU dropped only 2.3!
Government announces major crackdown to effectively ban nicotine imports
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