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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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NY – Onondaga Co. – Stop Tobacco (and Vapor) 21!

The Onondaga County Legislature is being pressured to consider and adopt a bill that would raise the age to purchase all vapor and tobacco products from 19 to 21-years-old. Although no bill has been introduced, local anti-smoking activists recently organized … Continue reading

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MN – Plymouth, MN – Help stop a harmful tobacco 21 law!

The city of Plymouth is considering an ordinance that would limit adult access to low-risk tobacco and vapor products by raising the minimum legal purchase age from 18 to 21. A hearing will be held for this proposal on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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11.10.17 – What we’re reading and watching this morning

(Illinois) Elk Grove Village – Ordinance No. 3527, An ordinance amending section 3-6B-1 and Section 3-6B-4 of the village code by amending … “WHEREAS, the Mayor and Village Board has determined that it will serve and advance the public’s health, … Continue reading

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