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Heads Up – News – Updates 2.5.2019

FEBRUARY 5, 2019
(via CASAA Twitter 
@CASAAMedia)

Tobacco harm reduction news for February 5, 2019. Anti-harm reduction laws in Connecticut, New Mexico, Illinois and Virginia.

GENEVA, ILLINOIS: (HEADS UP!) City officials considering ordinance that would deny adult #smokers and #vapers 18-20 access to much safer alternative #vaping products.

Geneva may ban selling tobacco to people under 21


SOUTH WINDSOR, CONNECTICUT: (UPDATE) Town Council passes ordinance that denies adult #smokers and #vapers 18-20 access to much lower risk alternative #vaping products.

SW raises age to buy tobacco, vapes to 21


VIRGINIA: (HEADS UP!) Bill to deny adult #smokers and #vapers 18-20 access to much lower risk alternative #vaping products heading to @GovernorVA Northam’s desk.

Bill to raise age of buying tobacco products to 21 headed to governor’s desk


NEW MEXICO: (UPDATE & HEADS UP!) Bills to deny adult #smokers and #vapers 18-20 access to much safer alternative #vaping products AND would tax #vaping products at 76%, negating important cost incentive for #smokers to switch advance in legislature.

Bills to restrict, tax electronic cigarettes advance in New Mexico Legislature


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