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Heads Up – News – Updates 6.25.2019

NEW HAMPSHIRE: (HEADS UP!) Lawmakers sneak previously stalled Tobacco/Vapor 21 law into state budget at 11th hour. No evidence T21 lowers youth use, but clearly denies adults 18-20 who smoke access to far safer alternatives. BUDGET VOTE IS ON THURSDAY! Smoking … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 5.15.2019

TEXAS: (HEADS UP!) Lawmakers close to denying adults 18-20 who smoke access to much safer alternatives, misleading public to believe vapor products are harmful and more likely to support increased regulation and higher taxes.Texas House votes to raise legal smoking age … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 4.26.2019

MINNESOTA: (HEADS UP!) Law that treats vaping the same as smoking (and reinforces public opinion that they’re the same) has passed in House, Denies higher risk adults who smoke access to safer alternatives, indoor ban, etc. Heads to conference committee. http://bit.ly/2Gw1WeM … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 2.28.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for February 28, 2019. Calls to Action for Arkansas and Delaware. Anti-harm reduction laws in Wisconsin, Iowa, Texas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Florida, Alaska, West Virginia, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Colorado and Oregon. ARKANSAS: (CALL TO ACTION!) HB … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 2.9.19 – 2.15.2019

WEST VIRGINIA: (HEADS UP!) Committee passes bill that would deny adult #smoker and #vapers 18-20 access to much safer alternative #vaping products to “protect youth,” but they admit “our 18- to 21-year-olds actually purchase a small amount of tobacco.” Senate bill … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 1.10.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for January 10, 2019. Cities in Illinois, Idaho and the state of New Mexico want to pass laws which increase health risks for smokers and vapers, Kentucky tobacco tax doesn’t have intended impact so proponents play … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 1.4.2019

Tobacco harm reduction news for January 4, 2019. Study finds smokers who can set their nicotine level most successful at quitting, tobacco sales to minors rise in Nebraska county as vaping sales drop, Kentucky looking at vaping tax, vaping seen … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 12.11.2018

IN THE NEWS: (TENNESSEE) DOH falsely claims “substantial evidence” that #vaping increases future smoking risk (vs. those who vape likely already at risk to smoke); irresponsibly claims vapers “may be” less likely to quit smoking than smokers who don’t vape.  Tennessee … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 12.10.2018

THE MORE YOU KNOW: If bans & taxes are what cause smoking declines, how does smoking rate fall under 14% (from 15.3% in 2017) in a state w/2nd lowest tobacco taxes, no bans/taxes on #vaping or flavors, no statewide indoor use … Continue reading

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