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Heads Up – News – Updates 9.13.2019

IN THE NEWS: President Trump supported FDA taking “strong action” against the vapor product industry on Wednesday as HHS Secretary Azar announces “all flavored e-cigarettes other than tobacco flavor would have to be removed from the market. CASAA members immediately sent … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 6.19.2019

IN THE NEWS: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (@DWStweets, @RepDebbieWassermanSchultz) referring to manufacturers of extremely LOW RISK products helping millions of people QUIT SMOKING: “We need to get these BASTARDS and make sure they don’t kill another generation of Americans.” U.S. … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 5.20.2019

CONNECTICUT: (UPDATE) House passes Tobacco/Vapor 21 bill, now moving to Senate. Such laws misinform public about relative risks and deny adults 18-20 who smoke access to far safer alternatives, without any evidence it reduces youth vaping or smoking. House passes bill … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 5.2.2019

COLORADO: (CALL TO ACTION!) Lawmakers relying on public ignorance of low risk alternatives to pass wildly ignorant 62% sin tax on vapor products. Anything that reduces youth “experimenting” will also reduce use by those who need it most: adults who smoke! … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 4.11.2019

INDIANA: (CALL TO ACTON UPDATE!) HB 1444 has been amended to increase the proposed rate from 4¢ per mL of e-liquid to a 20% sales tax on liquids AND devices. This 20% “sin” tax is IN ADDITION TO the state’s existing … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 4.3.2019

VERMONT: (CALL TO ACTION!) Stop H. 47, which would impose Vermont’s 92% OTP wholesale tax on vapor products (e-liquid and devices) and is scheduled for a hearing on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 2:30 PM.ACT NOW!VT – Stop an outrageous tax … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 3.25.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for March 22, 2019. Call to Action for Washington. Anti harm reduction actions in Connecticut, Isanti County, MN, Burlington, NC, Larkspur, CA, South Carolina, Tallmadge, OH and Dickinson County, IA. Nicotine treatment for ulcerative colitis. WASHINGTON: … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 3.19.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for March 19, 2019. Call to Action for Arkansas. Anti tobacco harm reduction law in Connecticut. North Dakota gets the flavor ban right while a Bloomberg commentary gets everything wrong. ARKANSAS: (CALL TO ACTION!) Stop an outrageous … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 3.12.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for March 12, 2019. Calls to Action in Rhode Island and Utah. Anti-harm reduction laws in California, Ohio, Iowa, Connecticut and Colorado. FDA names interim chief. RHODE ISLAND: (CALL TO ACTION!) Gov. Raimondo’s budget once again has … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 3.7.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for March 7, 2019. Calls to Action in Connecticut and New York. Anti-harm reduction laws in South Dakota, Ohio, Illinois and Louisiana.  CONNECTICUT: (CALL TO ACTION UPDATE!) HB6404, which would ban flavored #vaping and #smokefree products, was … Continue reading

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