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CHARLESTON, ILLINOIS: (BREAKING NEWS!) City Council voting TODAY to deny adults 18-20 access to far safer alternatives to smoking. T21 laws don't work, but mislead the general public on risks and increase support for flavor bans, use bans and sin taxes.

https://t.co/skEXESAjxi

** New York - Call to Action **
A.47, which would ban the sale of flavored vapor products is moving to a committee vote as early as TOMORROW. Take Action NOW by sending a message to your reps urging them to VOTE NO on A.47!

https://t.co/NHYZEBeWhk

** New York - Call to Action **
A.47, which would ban the sale of flavored vapor products is moving to a committee vote as early as TOMORROW. Take Action NOW by sending a message to your reps urging them to VOTE NO on A.47! https://t.co/NHYZEBeWhk

IN THE NEWS: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz @DWStweets referring to manufacturers of extremely LOW RISK products helping millions of people QUIT SMOKING: "We need to get these BASTARDS and make sure they don’t kill another generation of Americans."

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BRANSON, MISSOURI: (HEADS UP!) City passes first reading of ordinance to deny adults 18-20 access to far safer alternatives to smoking. T21 laws don't work, but mislead general public on risks and increase support for flavor bans, use bans and sin taxes.

https://t.co/xD7uQwTk9H

HEADS UP-NEWS-UPDATES: FDA submits response to lawsuit moving premarket application deadline. WI town treats vaping like smoking. OR lawmakers resurrect 65% tax bill. WI budget Committee reduces vape tax. Researchers find youth vape use overblown by media. https://t.co/RbiWKDmGLK

PENNSYLVANIA: (HEADS UP!) Senator wants to extend smoking ban to outdoors and anywhere else the current ban exempts AND add low risk vaping to the ban. Be careful when agreeing that vaping should be banned where smoking is - soon that will be everywhere!

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WISCONSIN: (UPDATE) Budget Committee has amended Gov. Evers' 71% list price tax on vapor products to 5¢/mL. While this is a large reduction, CASAA maintains that low risk vapor products that help adults quit smoking should NOT be subject to ANY sin tax!

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OREGON: (HEADS UP!) House Revenue Committee moved on previously stalled HB 2270 yesterday, subjecting vapor products to a 65% wholesale tax and also removing preemption on local taxes. If it passes in the legislature, it will go to November 2020 ballot.

https://t.co/4QqynP53xn

RESEARCH: Awareness survey shows pod device use "less prevalent amongst young people in the U.S. than many media commentators have been suggesting."

(We hope one question asked was "Did you first hear/see it in an ad or in a commercial with puppets?")

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