The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM
- Richmond, VA.
A Food and Drug Administration scientific advisory panel says dissolvable tobacco products could reduce health risks compared with smoking cigarettes but also have the potential to increase the overall number of tobacco users.
Dissolvable tobacco is finely milled tobacco pressed into shapes like tablets that slowly dissolve in a user's mouth. It is gaining the attention of tobacco companies looking to make up for a decline in cigarette use as smokers face tax hikes, growing health concerns, smoking bans and social stigma. [Read more...]
A great message from a CASAA member (known as "Keyzygirl") about World Vaping Day!
Maryland Tobacco Tax Initiative
Link to SB631
Link to HB1153
These bills would:
Cause smokeless tobacco products to be taxed at 5-6 times the current tax (the Senate bill would increase tax to 70%, the House bill would tax it at 95%.)
|One sign tells the truth responsibly. |
The other - not so much.
Mississippi Call to Action