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Vaping Mail Ban Update, Anti-vaping Bias & More – Tobacco Harm Reduction News

Updated Vape Mail Ban Call to Action! Heads up Prior Lake, Minnesota. Did you take the 2020 eCigIntelligence Consumer Survey? Exposing junk science and anti-vaping research bias. Good news for Kansas City vapers.

CALL TO ACTION // Stop The Vape Mail Ban!

Ask President Trump to demand Congress remove the ban on mailing vapor products from the 2021 omnibus bill to preserve adult consumer access to life-saving vapor products and save thousands of vaping-related online jobs!

READ MORE: Keep Vape Mail Legal – Reject S.1253

THE MORE YOU KNOW // Understanding The Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act

Read CASAA director Jim McDonald’s article on Vaping 360, explaining the disturbing ramifications of the passage of the “Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act” (ie. the “Vape Mail Ban”) in the 2021 omnibus spending bill.

READ MORE: Congress Will Ban Vape Mail & Force Online Sellers into the PACT Act

RESEARCH // 2020 Vaping Consumer Survey

Have you taken the annual eCigIntelligence survey? Help us collect real evidence to be used to educate policymakers on why vaping products MUST to remain affordable, appealing (flavors) and easily accessible for adult consumers!

TAKE THE SURVEY:  2020 eCigIntelligence Consumer Survey

VIEW THE 2019 SURVEY CHARTS:  2019 eCigIntelligence Consumer Survey Charts

RESEARCH // Vape Junk Science

Researchers continue to claim teen vaping is a “gateway” to cigarette smoking, while IGNORING REAL WORLD STATISTICS that, despite their study predictions, prove TEEN SMOKING HAS DECLINED TO RECORD LOWS as vaping increased. Additionally, when vaping drops, smoking rises!

READ MORE: Vaping Could Nearly Triple The Chance Of Smoking In Teens

RESEARCH // Exposing Anti-Vaping Bias

“Study” from anti-vaping Stanton Glantz et. al. completely ignores MILLIONS of adults who successfully QUIT SMOKING in the past decade from buying vapor products as “consumer products,” rather than as pharmaceutical products, followed by RECORD LOW adult and youth smoking rates that cannot be explained by taxes, smoking bans or tobacco control propaganda. The real world data completely contradicts their limited observations. It seems apparent that the ANTZ (Anti-Nicotine and Tobacco Zealots, as they’re called in the THR advocacy community) will be pushing for Australian-style regulations, (ie. requiring vapor products to only be available under prescription.)

READ MORE: E-Cigarettes, as Consumer Products, Do Not Help People Quit Smoking, Study Finds


In the UK, public health officially endorses vaping to quit smoking. Lisa may still consume nicotine, but she has QUIT SMOKING, reducing her health risks by at least 95%. It’s not the nicotine that causes the harm, it’s the SMOKE!

READ MORE: Wigan mum who almost died pleads with smokers to quit

BAD PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY // Pushing Youth Back To Smoking

The number of teens who use tobacco products fell 28% in 2020, however, due to public health propaganda lying about the risks, teens mainly quit using the LOWEST RISK products, while smoking rates remained unchanged.

The declines were driven largely by lower use of e-cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco products.”

READ MORE: Underage Tobacco Use Falls Despite Cigarette Strength, CDC Finds

HEADS UP // Prior Lake, Minnesota

It’s already illegal for anyone under 21 to purchase vaping products, so city’s plan to ban flavors will just make it that much harder for ADULTS to buy low risk, flavored vaping products than to buy deadly cigarettes.

READ MORE: Prior Lake City Council considers banning flavored e-cigarette sales

DO MORE: If you live in Minnesota, join the CASAA Minnesota Facebook Group

UPDATE // Kansas City, Missouri Flavor Ban

Good news! The proposed ban on sales of all flavored vaping/tobacco products failed to pass in committee! However, we expect to see this come up again in early January, so be sure to watch for a future Call to Action!

READ MORE: CASAA’s Kansas City Flavored Tobacco Ban Call To Action