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Lindenhurst, NY – Local Alert – Take action to stop a vape shop ban!

The Lindenhurst Village Board is considering a zoning ordinance that would ban vapor shops and hookah lounges. A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 2:30 PM Village Hall 430 S. Wellwood Ave. Lindenhurst NY 11757 Please … Continue reading

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CASAA Submits Comment in Support of MRTP Application for IQOS

On September 14th, CASAA submitted a comment in support of PMI’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application for their “heat not burn” product, IQOS. “…there is no doubt that this technology will benefit the health of the population as a … Continue reading

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Starkville, MS – Stop an Indoor Vaping Ban! (Update)

(Update – 09.20.17) Last night, a small handful of advocates and business owners were able to mobilize on short notice and speak in opposition to Starkville’s proposed ordinance to treat vaping like smoking. The debate among city aldermen focused on … Continue reading

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CT – Take action to stop and outrageous tax on vaping!

On September 8, 2017, Governor Dannel Malloy delivered a compromise budget to the Connecticut legislature that contains an outrageous 75% wholesale tax on vapor products and a $2.00/oz hike in the tax on smokeless tobacco (bringing the total tax to … Continue reading

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More Evidence Suggests E-Cigarettes Help Some Smokers Quit

By Tara Haelle  Forbes.com Since the arrival of e-cigarettes, debates have raged in public health and research circles about their value and risks. Can they actually help people stop smoking for good? How much harm can they cause? How does that … Continue reading

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NYC’s Anti-tobacco and -vaping package passed – Update and Digest

Update – 08.11.17 On Wednesday, August 9th, The New York City Council voted to pass a package of anti-tobacco and anti-vaping ordinances. Please see the table below for a digest of each law that was passed and their effective dates. … Continue reading

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NYC – Take action to stop a package of anti-THR ordinances

A package of ordinances that were introduced in April in New York City aimed at raising the floor price of tobacco products, prohibiting tobacco sales in pharmacies, adding further restrictions on where people can smoke and vape, and enacting a … Continue reading

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FDA’s New Approach to Nicotine Regulation – What’s In and What’s Out

On Friday, July 28th, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced the agency’s new vision for tobacco regulations. As stated, the central driving force behind the proposed shift in policy is the commitment to reduce the harms caused by combustible tobacco … Continue reading

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The Truth About Vaping Tour — Coming to MT and SD in August

Please join Gregory Conley, the President of the American Vaping Association, as the Truth About Vaping Tour comes to Montana and western South Dakota. Over 250,000 adults in Montana and South Dakota smoke cigarettes. Many of these people want to … Continue reading

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E-cigarettes get help from Trump, but need more from Congress (Washington Examiner)

Advocates of e-cigarettes got some help from the Trump administration last week in their effort to keep a major regulation from taking effect in August. But they still need some help from Congress. The Trump administration last week moved to … Continue reading

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