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Heads Up – News – Updates 9.5.2019

IN THE NEWS: Just days before @GovWhitmer issued her executive order banning flavors, CASAA CEO Alex Clark was interviewed by Michigan CBS affiliate WWMT. We urge Gov. Whitmer to listen to actual adult vapers to understand how important flavors are! Addicted … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 9.3.2019

ADVOCACY: CASAA’s Alex Clark gets a chance to tell the FACTS to an NBC affiliate about recent illnesses being attributed to “vaping” that are actually linked to black market street drugs, not the retail vapor products that are helping people quit … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 8.30.2019

BOULDER, COLORADO: (UPDATE) City bans sale of low risk, smoke-free flavored vapor products while still allowing sale of combustible cigarettes & denies adults 18-20 who smoke access to products 2X more effective in helping people quit than gum/patch. Boulder bans flavored … Continue reading

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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 8.7.2019

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 7.8.2019

THE MORE YOU KNOW: CDC states smoking linked to 1 in 4 CVD deaths. Vaping does NOT “trade cancer for heart disease,” it LOWERS the risk for heart disease. Vapor products DO NOT contain more nicotine than cigarettes (200 “puffs” is … Continue reading

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Heads Up – News – Updates 6.28.2019

IN THE NEWS: Former FDA director Dr. Scott Gottlieb (@ScottGottliebMD) has joined the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, the maker of Chantix. When Chantix was linked to significant health risks, FDA said “The benefits of quitting smoking outweigh those risks.” Meanwhile, vapor products … Continue reading

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CASAA Tobacco 21 policy statement: “Including low-risk alternatives in T21 laws is unwise, misleading”

Graphic from the Tobacco 21 web site, which falsely claims that vapor products are designed and advertised to be an addictive “gateway” for youth to using tobacco, therefore, they only support T21 laws that include vapor products. Proposals to raise … Continue reading

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Tobacco (and Vapor) 21 looses steam in Washington State

(Update – 03.09.18) For the second year in a row, the Washington State Legislature has failed to advance a bill that would raise the minimum purchase age for tobacco and vapor products to 21. Thanks to participation from consumers and … Continue reading

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