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Federal, state, and local governments around the country continue to target adult tobacco consumers, retailers, and wholesalers with excessive taxes and unfair policies, such as retail bans and advertising restrictions.

Click on the action alerts below to take action on the most current issues that impact you and your business!

Calls to Action

AURORA RETAILERS: STOP A NEW SALES TAX ON CIGARETTES: SPEAK OUT TODAY!

The Aurora City Council will introduce an ordinance that will remove the local sales tax exemption on cigarettes—and would apply the 3.75% local sales tax on Cigarettes starting Dec. 1, 2019!  This would hurt your business and your community.

You need to speak up NOW to help stop this new sales tax, before the City Council acts. With just a few clicks, you can tell the Aurora City Council NO to a cigarette sales tax hike!

Feel free to edit the letter below and then press “Send” to deliver the message to the Aurora City Council today!

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ALBANY COUNTY: STOP A BROAD BAN ON MENTHOL CIGARETTES & FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Even though Governor Cuomo announced a statewide ban on most E-Cigarette flavors, the Albany County Legislature is STILL considering a ban on menthol cigarettes and a flavor ban on other tobacco products like smokeless tobacco.

The amended Local Law No. “E” would threaten local businesses across Albany County. We need to speak up again and tell the County Legislature that these regulations are unfair and too broad.

Take action today! With just a few clicks, you can tell the Albany County Legislature NO to a broad flavor ban!


Feel free to edit the letter on the next page and then press “Send” to deliver the message to the Albany County Legislature today! 

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LA COUNTY: STOP A BROAD BAN ON FLAVORED TOBACCO & MENTHOL CIGARETTES

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is considering a ban on flavored tobacco  products and menthol cigarettes. The ban would threaten local businesses across the county.  We need to speak up and tell the County Board of Supervisors that a broad flavor ban is unfair.

Take action today! With just a few clicks, you can tell the County Board of Supervisors NO to a ban on flavored tobacco!

Feel free to edit the letter on the next page and then press “Send” to deliver the message to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today! 

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CITY OF LA: STOP A BROAD BAN ON FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS & MENTHOL CIGARETTES

The Los Angeles City Council is STILL considering a total ban on flavored tobacco products and menthol cigarettes. The ban would threaten local businesses across the city.  We need to speak up again and tell the City Council that this broad flavor ban is unfair.

Take action today! With just a few clicks, you can tell the City Council NO to a total ban on flavored tobacco products!  

Feel free to edit the letter on the next page and then press “Send” to deliver the message to the Los Angeles City Council today!

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New York City Retailers: Help Stop Unfair Regulations!

The New York City Council is considering a ban on all menthol cigarettes.

This proposal could hurt your bottom line. Help us tell the City Council that such a broad, overreaching regulation is unfair and unacceptable. It takes just 30 seconds today to email the City Council!

Your voice matters. Tell the New York City Council to OPPOSE this proposal!

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