Heads Up – News – Updates 5.7.2019

APPLETON, WISCONSIN: (CALL TO ACTION UPDATE!) MEETING TOMORROW! City plans to treat vaping the same as smoking, misleading public to think they have same risks and deserve more regs/taxes, denying business CHOICE whether to allow.

WI – Appleton – Stop a #vaping ban! (Updated 5.08.19)

NEW HAMPHIRE: (CALL TO ACTION!) A definition change in HB 2 would subject vaping to NH’s 65% wholesale tax on tobacco products other than cigarettes. Take Action and Make Contact with lawmakers TODAY!

NH – Get Vapor Taxes OUT of the Budget!

MINNESOTA: (CALL TO ACTION!) Bills would treat #vapor products same as smoking, misleading public into thinking products are hazardous and deserve more regs/tax, deny businesses CHOICE to allow vaping, plus add MORE TAXES on top of existing 95% tax.


WISCONSIN: (HEADS UP!) Without any evidence of risk to bystanders, lawmaker wants to treat vaping the same as smoking, misleading public to think they have same health risks and deserve similar regs/taxes, denying businesses CHOICE to allow if they want.

Updating Our Clean Indoor Air Act

ASPEN, COLORADO: (UPDATE) City moving forward with complete BAN ON FLAVORS for low risk smoke-free products, which have been shown to help adult who smoke avoid relapse, even though city already prohibits sales to anyone under 21.

Aspen moving forward with ban on all flavored nicotine products

EXPERT OPINION: Great article on vaping and flavor bans written by tobacco harm reduction expert Dr. Brad Rodu.

The California Crusade Against Tobacco Flavors: From Foolish to Dangerous

NEW MEXICO: (UPDATE) Without evidence of risk to bystanders, lawmakers treat vapor products same as smoking, misleading public to believe products carry same risk, and add 12.5% “sin” tax, increasing cost for people who use products to avoid smoking.


This article was originally published at CASAA
Author: KNoll-Marsh

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