And call/email the Code Committee members and ask them to vote NO
Flavor Ban (A47) because it will put vape shops
out of business, cost more than 2000 jobs, and force ex-smokers back to smoking.
Tobacco 21 - (A558) Assembly passed the bill on 3/6/19
In the Senate:
Flavor Ban - (S428) Passed out of committee and read 3x- on floor calendar and can be brought for a vote any time.
Ban on Discounts & Coupons - (S1148) On floor calendar and can be brought for a vote any time
T21 - (S2833) and 95% Wholesale Tax - (S468) - In Senate Finance Committee.
We don't know yet
when they may be voted on in committee but as with everything else, these bills can move quickly.
Action: Need to blow up the phones and send emails to Finance Committee Members and Key
Leadership in Senate!
Final Action: Send a copy of all your correspondence to your Assembly Member and your Senator!
While you're at it, also express your concerns with the Governor's Executive Budget which would tax e-liquid at 20%
retail, gives the Board of Health the ability to ban flavors, and would raise the purchasing age to 21.
We will be issuing additional calls to action together with CASAA for consumers over the next few weeks and your
continued participation is crucial. Please keep an eye out as things change rapidly and more news comes out.
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For questions or further information, contact Cheryl Richter, Executive Director at 914-517-3550; [email protected]