Tuesday, May 24, 2016

IL - Call to Action! Take action to oppose Tobacco and Vapor 21 law.




Update - 05.24.16

SB 3011 is scheduled for a hearing on:

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
9:00 AM
Consumer Protection Committee Committee

Please take action NOW by filling out a “witness slip” to express opposition to this bill.

Instructions:
Section 1 (Identification):     Enter your information
Section 2 (Representation):     Not Applicable
Section 3 (Position):         Click “Opponent”
Section 4 (Testimony):     Check “Record of Appearance Only”


SB 3011, which would raise the minimum purchase age for ALL tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21, is moving on to consideration in the Illinois Senate. This bill could be voted on as early as this week.


Please take action NOW by sending emails and making phone calls to your senator and urging them to oppose this bill.


Take action - Send a Message


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You can read more about “Tobacco and Vapor 21” laws and CASAA’s position on this policy movement here.




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