Legislative updates on Alaska, Massachusetts, California, Vermont, and other states. Alaska In the final hours of the Alaska Legislature’s 2018 session, two vaping-related bills passed; SB 63 (a bill that bans the sale of nicotine-free vapor products to minors) and SB 15 (a statewide smoking ban that includes vaping). Both bills await the signature of […]
On June 5th, voters in San Francisco will decide the fate of Proposition E, a ballot measure that seeks to overturn the city’s wide-reaching ban on the sale of all flavored “tobacco products” in the city, including vaping products (both with nicotine and without nicotine). The ban, which passed the San Francisco Board of Supervisors […]
Gregory Conley, president of American Vaping Association, an organization that champions electronic cigarettes to help people quit traditional cigarettes, opposed provisions of the new laws that classify and regulate vaping products similar to all … California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 – KRON4.com
This story has been corrected to say the number of measures pending signature verification is four, not three; that Missouri, not Virginia, has lowest cigarette tax in nation and that the president of the American Vaping Association is Gregory Conley … Tax measure could cause financial jolt to California smokers – East Bay Times
Having solved all of the world’s pressing public health problems, the American Lung Association (ALA) has determined their next target – actor Leonardo DiCaprio. If vaping has helped DiCaprio quit or significantly reduce his cigarette consumption, public health organizations should be celebrating his decision to switch, not condemning it. Misguided activists at the ALA should leave Leonardo DiCaprio alone.