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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.

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

Calls to Action

Retailers: Help Stop the Menthol Cigarette Ban!

Congress will soon vote on H.R. 2339, a bill that would ban all menthol cigarettes, flavored dip, and cigars. This proposal could drive away some of your most valuable adult customers and hurt your bottom line.

Help us tell politicians in Washington, D.C. that such broad, overreaching legislation is unfair and unnecessary. It takes just 30 seconds today to email your legislator!

Your voice matters. Tell Congress to OPPOSE this ban!
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Help STOP a Menthol Ban in New York

The New York State Legislature is considering a ban on menthol cigarettes for adults 21 and older. Don’t let them ban the products you sell. Speak out today!

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Help STOP Tobacco Tax Increases!

Lawmakers in Virginia are considering massive tax increases of $1.50 per pack of cigarettes and over a 100% increase per can of dip. This proposal would hurt retailers across Virginia, and directly impact your bottom line.   

You pay taxes, create jobs, and support the local economy. These tax hikes jeopardize your business and its contributions to Virginia’s economy.  

Your voice can make a difference. Contact your lawmaker today.  

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

The Los Angeles City Council is STILL considering a ban on menthol cigarettes and a flavor ban on other products like smokeless tobacco and cigars – despite Governor Newsom’s call for the state legislature to address the issue of youth vaping.

This broad ban would threaten local businesses across the city. We need to speak up again and tell the City Council to not overextend a flavor ban when addressing the problem.

Take action today! With just a few clicks, you can send the City Council a message.  

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

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