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Not Blowing Smoke2018-10-26T04:30:33+00:00

SICK OF BEING MISLED BY HARMFUL PROPAGANDA?

THERE’S A LOT
THAT CA* PUBLIC HEALTH
ISN’T TELLING US
ABOUT VAPING.

SUCH AS… VAPING IS SMALL BUSINESS, NOT BIG TOBACCO!

From the people who destroy public trust comes the notion that the vaping industry is the tobacco industry.

Nothing is further from the truth.

CRITICAL ALERTS

CURRENT ISSUES AND CALLS TO ACTION

Santa Cruz Flavor Ban Hearing

The city of Santa Cruz will likely be introducing an ordinance to prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco and vapor products on November 13. While this has not been confirmed on the city's agenda yet there is a strong possibility this item will be on there.

Alameda City Flavor Ban

San Pablo on November 5th, Marin County on November 6th, and not Alameda City on November 7th. Three days in a row, three flavor bans in a row. The city of Alameda is introducing its ordinance to prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco (including vapor) products at their 7PM meeting on November 7th. It's item 6-B on the agenda so you might want to plan for a long evening. The city allocated an hour for this item and it's near the end of the list.

Marin County Flavor Ban Call To Action

The Marin County Supervisors will be reading the flavor ban ordinance by title only in the upcoming meeting on October 30th with the intention of having a merit hearing on the ordinance scheduled for November 6th, at 10:30AM. It is of the utmost importance that retailers and consumers are present at this meeting to express their concerns about this ordinance. Actions and votes are likely to be taken at this meeting and things may move very rapidly from that point forward.

DESIGNATED SMOKE-FREE AREAS

WHO ARE WE?

WHO WE ARE IS LESS IMPORTANT THAN WHAT WE ARE
WE ARE NOT BLOWING SMOKE 

WHAT ARE WE?

WE ARE A LOT OF THINGS BUT MOST OF ALL WE SHARE THREE KEY CHARACTERISTICS

AND PERHAPS EVEN MORE IMPORTANTLY, WE ARE ALSO…

VOTERS

WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?

FOR OURSELVES

  • Because we don’t want to go back to smoking.

  • Because we want to be there for our children and their children.

  • Because we are over 9 million people with first hand experience.

  • Because those around us appreciate that we’re not blowing smoke.

  • Because nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and pharmaceuticals did not work for us.

  • Because we refuse to be cash cows used to fill gaps in government budgets.

  • Because we are a strong community and a support system that smokers haven’t had in the past.

FOR OTHERS

  • Because over 36 million smokers deserve a less harmful alternative to smoking.

  • Because we don’t want our parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles to die prematurely.

  • Because we don’t want to see more suicides as a result of using dangerous pharmaceuticals.

  • Because we have a real chance for the first time ever to obsolete the traditional cigarette.
  • Because we don’t want you to be mislead by so-called public health organizations.

  • Because we feel strongly about consumer choice.

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