Sunday, October 22, 2017

CALL TO ACTION

CASAA: RI – Take action to oppose Tobacco and Vapor 21 laws (SB 7737)

SB 7737 would raise the minimum legal purchase age for tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 years old. This bill has been scheduled for a hearing on: At the rise of the...

CASAA: FDA Deeming Regulations: Release and Next Steps

Today, May 5th, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the final rule on docket FDA-2014-N-0189 / RIN 0910-AG38 (otherwise known as the Deeming Rule). It is important for our members...

CASAA: NJ – Take Action to oppose a ban on flavored vapor products (S.298)!

A bill -- S 298 -- which would ban the sale of vapor products in flavors other than tobacco, clove, and menthol, is on the move in New Jersey. A hearing will be held...

CASAA: MN – The vapor tax is back and more threatening than ever! (HF...

The 30¢ per milliliter tax is back. Specifically, Article 7, Sections 5-13 are still in HF 848 and the bill has been assigned to the 2016 House Tax Conference Committee If adopted, this amendment...

CASAA: AK – Take action to oppose a new tax threat in special session.

HB 4001, which would enact a 75% wholesale tax on vapor products, has been scheduled for its first hearing in the House Finance Committee: Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 8:30 AM Bill Ray Center 208 (Teleconferenced) Public testimony will...

CASAA: IL – Call to Action! Take action to oppose Tobacco and Vapor 21...

Update - 05.24.16 SB 3011 is scheduled for a hearing on: Thursday, May 26th, 2016 9:00 AM Consumer Protection Committee Committee Please take action NOW by filling out a “witness slip” to express opposition to this bill. Instructions: Section 1...

CASAA: US – Take action to change to the predicate date for vapor products...

Updated - 05.18.16 CASAA is urging our members to support both HR 2058 and the Cole-Bishop amendment. We have updated our engagement to reflect this support. Both HR 2058 and the Cole-Bishop amendment are vehicles for language...

CASAA: PA – Take action to oppose a 40 percent wholesale tax on vapor...

On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016, the Pennsylvania legislature chose to protect the state’s cigarette tax revenue stream by voting to pass HB 1198 -- the revenue half of Pennsylvania’s budget -- without removing...

CASAA: PA – Take action to change the 40% tax on vapor products!

In response to the damage already done in Pennsylvania, Representative Jeff Wheeland is introducing HB 2342, which will replace the 40% wholesale tax on all vapor products with a 5¢/ml tax on e-liquid. Pennsylvania’s...

CASAA: Local Alert – Itasca Co., MN

An ordinance that would prohibit vaping in the same places where smoking is currently banned has been approved by the Itasca County Board of Health. This ordinance is moving to a work session...