Vaping Calls to action

Vaping Calls to action:

Please support our Vaping Community and respond to these Vaping Calls to action as well as for your state. Links provided are posted from :

CASAA – The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association

casaa.org
Federal Posts:

Current Calls to action for Federal (all states) as follows:

Currently, there are 26 congressmen listed as co-sponsors on HR 2058. We need MORE! If you haven’t taken action — vital action that will help protect our access to vapor products — Please take a moment now to send a fully editable, pre-written email to your US Representative urging them to support and co-sponsor HR 2058.

 

Thu May 14 2015 at 10:56 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
The FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2015 (HR 2058), introduced by Representative Tom…
Tue Mar 24 2015 at 5:15 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Julie Woessner)
FDA Call to Action: Submit comments on FDA’s First Workshop Regarding E-Cigarettes. In December…
Thu Apr 16 2015 at 5:36 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Julie Woessner)
FDA Call to Action: Submit comments on FDA’s Second Workshop Regarding E-Cigarettes. The first…
Mon Jun 22 2015 at 7:25 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Julie Woessner)
Calls to action by State:
Tue Jul 21 2015 at 7:10 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
On Monday, July 13th, 2015, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley announced that the state legislature…
Fri Jul 10 2015 at 7:55 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Update – 07.09.15 Although the PA State Assembly passed a budget bill in June that did not…
Thu Jul 09 2015 at 9:33 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Several bills are scheduled to be heard in the Joint Committee on Public Health on Tuesday, July…
Tue Jul 07 2015 at 4:27 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
SB 140 will be heard in the Committee on Governmental Organization on Wednesday, July 8th at 1:30…
Thu Jun 25 2015 at 3:03 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Vapor taxes in Connecticut may be back on the table as the legislature scrambles to finish the…
Fri Jun 19 2015 at 5:04 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(URGENT) The New York Legislature has gone to extra innings and two bills that would severely limit…
Mon Jun 15 2015 at 10:20 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
The Utah Legislature will once again be entertaining the prospects of enacting taxes on vapor…
Fri Jun 12 2015 at 9:48 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update 06.12.15) Final consideration of The District’s Budget is set for Tuesday, June 16th. The…
Thu Jun 11 2015 at 6:52 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
HB 682 would deceptively redefine “smoking” to include the use of e-cigarettes for the purpose of…
Tue Jun 09 2015 at 8:48 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 06.10.15) URGENT! The Louisiana Legislature is about to take its final steps on, HB…
Tue Jun 09 2015 at 7:32 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 06.09.15) HB 5 has been placed on the Senate Agenda for Thursday, June 11th,…
Mon Jun 08 2015 at 4:59 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 06.08.15) Last night (Sunday, June 7th, 2015), the Kansas Senate approved a bill that…
Fri Jun 05 2015 at 7:41 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 06.05.15) Oregon vapers! Your help is needed immediately to oppose new taxes on vapor…
Tue Jun 09 2015 at 7:05 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Reminder – 06.09.15) Here are a few things to keep in mind about the Louisiana E-cigarette Tax…
Thu Jun 04 2015 at 10:15 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 06.04.15) It’s do or die time, Washington vapers! HB 2211 has been scheduled for a…
Wed Jun 03 2015 at 5:08 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 06.03.15) Ohio vapers, your voices are needed once again! The Ohio Senate is now…
Sun May 31 2015 at 2:54 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 05.31.15) On Thursday, May 28th, Governor Abbott signed SB 97 into law. Although CASAA…
Wed May 20 2015 at 9:39 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
It is likely that tax language regarding electronic cigarettes will be added to a revenue or…
Tue May 12 2015 at 3:14 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 05.12.15) SB 139 has moved to conference committee and is on the agenda for tomorrow,…
Sat May 09 2015 at 6:28 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
HP 670 would deceptively redefine “cigarette” to include “e-cigarettes” for the purpose of taxing…
Sat May 09 2015 at 9:55 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 05.09.15) HB 5 has been assigned to the Senate Health & Social Services Committee…
Thu May 07 2015 at 9:22 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 05.08.15) HF 848 has moved to conference committee.  The members of this committee were…
Mon May 04 2015 at 6:13 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 05.04.15) Neither SB 97 nor HB 170 have been favorably amended to protect online sales…
Sat May 02 2015 at 9:18 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
SB 463 would deceptively redefine “Tobacco” to include “electronic nicotine delivery systems” (or…
Sat May 02 2015 at 11:00 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 05.02.15) SB 139 has narrowly passed the house with the addition of Rep. Jewett’s…
Wed Apr 29 2015 at 7:30 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 04.30.15) HB 5 (Indoor Vaping Ban) is on the House Agenda for today, Thursday, April…
Wed Apr 29 2015 at 5:15 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Montgomery Co., MD Bill 15-15 would establish a 30% wholesale tax on electronic cigarettes sold…
Mon Apr 27 2015 at 9:09 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Updated 4-27-15) On April 23, 2015, CASAA’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Carl Phillips, testified…
Thu Apr 23 2015 at 4:46 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
The vapor tax* language from HF 2182 has been added to an amendment that will be offered in the…
Tue Apr 28 2015 at 5:44 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Julie Woessner)
FDA Call to Action: Submit comments on FDA’s Second Workshop Regarding E-Cigarettes. The first…
Thu Apr 30 2015 at 8:53 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update 04.30.15) We have updated the instructions for testifying at the hearing on Friday, May…
Wed Apr 15 2015 at 4:19 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Senate Bill 482 would require all e-cigarette retailers in Rhode Island to post false and…
Wed Apr 15 2015 at 4:15 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Julie Woessner)
(Update – 04.15.15) HF 2182 has been scheduled for an informal hearing on THURSDAY, April 16th at…
Tue Apr 14 2015 at 3:39 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 04.14.15) Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 8:30 a.m., there will be a hearing…
Tue Apr 14 2015 at 10:53 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
House Bill 427 would enact a 5 cents per ml tax on e-liquid as well as double the wholesale tax on…
Thu Apr 16 2015 at 4:25 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has introduced the city’s budget for 2016.  The proposal includes the “Vapor…
Wed Apr 15 2015 at 4:19 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Senate Bill 482 would require all e-cigarette retailers in Rhode Island to post false and…
Wed Apr 15 2015 at 4:15 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Julie Woessner)
(Update – 04.15.15) HF 2182 has been scheduled for an informal hearing on THURSDAY, April 16th at…
Tue Apr 14 2015 at 3:39 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 04.14.15) Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 8:30 a.m., there will be a hearing…
Tue Apr 14 2015 at 10:53 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
House Bill 427 would enact a 5 cents per ml tax on e-liquid as well as double the wholesale tax on…
Tue Apr 14 2015 at 3:40 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 04.13.15) HB 5 has passed out of committee. It is important that vapers continue to act…
Tue Apr 14 2015 at 3:41 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 04.12.15) Please see the latest update and opportunity to take action from Hawaii…
Sun Apr 12 2015 at 8:32 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
LD 1108 would deceptively redefine “smoking” to include “an electronic cigarette giving off vapor”…
Wed Apr 08 2015 at 9:06 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 04.09.15) Governor Kasich’s budget is making its way through the Ohio budget process….
Fri Apr 03 2015 at 6:58 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Activities for this Call to Action: Send an Email Call the Bill’s Sponsor, Sen. Sylvia Garcia…
Thu Apr 02 2015 at 7:15 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
HB 2074 and HB 2134 would expand Oregon’s definition of “tobacco products” to include “vapor…
Thu Apr 02 2015 at 9:03 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
HB 2211 would enact an unjustifiable extra tax of 60% of sales price on vapor products — liquids…
Thu Apr 02 2015 at 6:07 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Like several states this year, North Dakota is considering bills to ban sales of e-cigarettes to…
Wed Apr 01 2015 at 11:05 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
AB 768 (the Tobacco Free Baseball Act), introduced by Assemblyman Tony Thurmond and co-sponsored by…
Tue Mar 31 2015 at 6:42 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/30/15) Both bills that would include vaping in Alaska’s smoking law, SB 1 and HB 40,…

Nevada Senate Bill 201 would deceptively redefine “smoking” to include the use of “electronic smoking devices” for the purpose of including vaping in the state’s indoor clean air act.  

Please take action now by sending a message to your state senator and members of the committee.

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Mon Mar 30 2015 at 7:34 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/30/2015) The discussion about prohibiting sales of vapor products to minors in…
Sat Mar 28 2015 at 1:35 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03.28.15) SB 415 (ban on sales of flavored e-liquid) is scheduled for a work session…
Sat Mar 28 2015 at 8:30 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03.28.15) Two amendments have been offered to HB 5.  HA 1 would carve out an exemption…
Fri Mar 27 2015 at 5:52 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03.27.15) Yesterday, SB 978 was “pulled back” in order to consider changes that would…
Thu Mar 19 2015 at 8:46 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/19/15) HB 1432 (same as SB 539) is moving toward a vote on the floor next week and…
Tue Mar 17 2015 at 5:49 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(UPDATE – 03/17/15) Vermont House Bill 233 would tax “tobacco substitutes” (vapor products…
Sun Mar 15 2015 at 11:24 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Senate Bill 447 would alter the state’s definition of “smoking” to include the use of electronic…
Sun Mar 15 2015 at 10:50 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Alabama Representative Steve McMillan has introduced a bill (HB 224) that would enact a $0.25/ml…
Sun Mar 15 2015 at 11:00 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
House Bill 5690 would ban the use of e-cigarettes in ANY indoor space in Rhode Island.  As written,…
Mon Mar 16 2015 at 3:43 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
PA Governor Tom Wolf’s proposed budget for FY 2016 would enact a 40% wholesale tax on both vapor…
Thu Mar 12 2015 at 12:25 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/12/15) House Bill 1645 is scheduled for a hearing in the House Committee on…
Wed Mar 11 2015 at 5:29 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
HB 415 (second substitute): Having successfully staved off a massive tax threat, Utah vapers are…
Fri Mar 06 2015 at 9:26 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/06/15) Oregon Senate Bill 190 would enact an online sales ban for electronic…
Sun Mar 08 2015 at 10:13 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/05/15) HB 5449, HB 6283, and HB 6290 are currently scheduled to  be heard by the…
Mon Mar 09 2015 at 9:34 am PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/09/15) We are receiving word that HB 2404 is being rescheduled for the committee…
Mon Mar 09 2015 at 12:00 pm PDT noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 3/9/2015) Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 10) at 8 AM, the House Public Health Committee will…
Thu Mar 05 2015 at 5:12 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has proposed a massive tax on vapor products and a hike in the…
Wed Mar 04 2015 at 10:58 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 03/04/15) We have received word that the hearing for HB 579, scheduled for tomorrow…
Wed Feb 25 2015 at 5:19 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
Ohio Governor John Kasich has proposed a massive tax on vapor products and a hike in the tax on…
Tue Feb 24 2015 at 8:04 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 02/23/15) Washington Vapers may be receiving emails from their state lawmakers…
Mon Feb 23 2015 at 8:22 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
New Hampshire SB 105, a bill that would include the use of e-cigarettes in the state’s indoor…
Thu Feb 26 2015 at 4:32 pm PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
UPDATE 2/26/15: While a potential tax threat is never truly “dead,” we have been informed by…
Wed Feb 18 2015 at 8:59 pm PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
A dangerously vague and ambiguous bill has been introduced in the Arizona State House of…
Wed Feb 18 2015 at 6:56 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
SB 65 would impose a massive tax on e-liquid and cartridges of 4 cents per mg of nicotine contained…
Tue Mar 03 2015 at 10:41 am PST noreply@blogger.com (Alex Clark)
(Update – 3/3/15) HB 1432 (companion to SB 539) will be heard in the Senate Public Policy…

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