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Heads Up – News – Updates 8.15.2019

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLORADO: (CALL TO ACTION!) City moving toward adopting ordinance banning the sale of flavored vapor products and denying adults 18-20 who smoke access to far safer products. Second reading at Aug. 15th meeting. Take action! CO – Glenwood Springs … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 8.12.2019

CHEYENNE, WYOMING: (CALL TO ACTON!) Second reading TONIGHT to redefine vaping as smoking, without any evidence of harm to bystanders, and denying business owners right to allow vaping in own property. Tell city council that laws MUST be EVIDENCE-BASED! WY – … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 8.8.2019

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: (CALL TO ACTION!) County is considering legislation to ban the sale of flavored vapor and tobacco products within the unincorporated parts of the county. Your stories can make a difference in how they choose to move forward! CA … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 8.7.2019

RESEARCH: Newly published study from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Tobacco Research and Treatment Center provides critical population-level evidence demonstrating that using vapor products daily helps U.S. smokers quit smoking. Daily e-cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes COLUMBUS, INDIANA: (UPDATE) Council voted … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 8.6.2019

WAUWATOSA, WISCONSIN: (URGENT HEADS UP!) City considering 7:30 PM TONIGHT to treat vaping the same as smoking, without any evidence of harm to bystanders, and denying business owners right to allow vaping. Next will be outdoors and in private residences. Wauwatosa … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 8.5.2019

BOULDER, COLORADO: (URGENT CALL TO ACTION!) Ordinances that would limit availability of and access to safer alternatives to smoking will be introduced TOMORROW (Tues., August 6th at 7 PM). Make plans to attend and speak at this meeting! CO – Boulder: … Continue reading

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Vapor, Smokeless Tobacco, and New Nicotine Taxes – Talking Points

SUGGESTED TALKING POINTS 1) Share your experience with switching to vapor products. If affordability compared to continuing to smoke was a motivating factor for trying vaping or other smoke-free products, be sure to include that in your comments. Conversely, if … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 7.31.2019

COMMENTARY: (Dr. Brad Rodu) “Make no mistake: the [House Committee on Oversight and Reform JUUL] hearings were about congressional grandstanding, not a discussion of what really threatens American teens.” http://bit.ly/2YzDfcy IN THE NEWS: Dayton, OH dictates what LEGAL activities employees may do … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 7.25.2019

KENTUCKY: (HEADS UP!) Proposed 27.5% tax on vapor products to reduce “vaping among teens and pregnant mothers” and raise “badly needed revenue.” But vape taxes shown to INCREASE pregnant teen smoking and fewer ADULT vapers means LOWER tax revenue! High School … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 7.23.2019

RICHMOND, CALIFORNIA: (URGENT CALL TO ACTION!) City considering banning safer tobacco & vapor products like the law in San Francisco. Scheduled for introduction TONIGHT at 6:30 PM. Opportunity for public comment at 5:30 PM! Richmond, CA is moving toward the new … Continue reading

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