Tuesday, January 20, 2015

CASAA Launches Its Weekly Podcast: CASAA Podcast January 19, 2015

As part of CASAA's continuing commitment to share information with the community, we are producing weekly podcasts, typically 5-15 minutes in length. Hosted by CASAA's Jan Johnson, these podcasts will focus on current issues of interest to THR advocates and vapers, including legislative issues, current Calls to Action, and more. You can expect CASAA's Legislative Director, Alex Clark, to be a frequent guest.

Podcasts will be recorded each Monday evening, and we will make every effort to have podcasts posted the next morning. CASAA podcasts are free to use and share.

The first CASAA Podcast Update January 19, 2015:

Montgomery County, MD: (Discussion begins at 0:24) Indoor use ban, child-resistant packaging, and ban on sales to minors. Hearing scheduled for Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:30 PM (must sign up to speak by 10:00 a.m. on the 22nd).

Montana: (Discussion begins at 1:19) Hearing on SB 66 (ban on sales to minors with language defining e-cigarettes as tobacco products) occurred January 19, 2015. Bill still in committee, and Call to Action will be updated as more information becomes available.

Indiana: (Discussion begins at 3:12) Call to Action updated to include indoor use ban.

Oregon: (Discussion begins at 4:00) Call to Action to be issued soon.

New Orleans, LA: (Discussion begins at 5:45) Includes a discussion about how everything being done to smokers is now being done to vapers and why it doesn't make sense to throw smokers under the bus.

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