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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

BOSTON: Stop a Ban on Mint, Menthol, and Wintergreen in Traditional Tobacco Products!

The Boston Public Health Commission, the Mayor of Boston, and the Boston City Council are considering a total ban on menthol, mint, and wintergreen in traditional tobacco products—this includes menthol cigarettes and flavored dip. This is in addition to the Federal Government’s recently announced plan to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market.

A ban would threaten local businesses across the county and it could happen very soon.  We need to speak up again and tell the Boston Public Health Commission that such a broad ban is unfair and unacceptable.

Your voice matters. Take action today! With just a few clicks, you can tell them to OPPOSE this proposal!

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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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Multnomah County: Stop a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes & Flavored Smokeless Tobacco!

The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners is considering a total ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored traditional tobacco products, like dip. This is in addition to the Federal Government’s recently announced plan to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market!

A ban would threaten local businesses across the county and it could happen very soon.  We need to speak up again and tell the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners that such a broad ban is unfair and unacceptable. 

Your voice matters. Take action today! With just a few clicks, you can tell the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners to OPPOSE this proposal!

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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!


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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 – despite the Federal Government’s recently announced plan to remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market, and Governor Newsom’s call for the state legislature to pass an e-cigarette flavor ban.

A 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 traditional 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: Stop a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes!

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

This proposal could drive adult customers to stores outside of New York City to purchase their preferred products—or it could even drive them to the black market. Help us tell the City Council that such a broad ban is unfair and unacceptable.

Your voice matters. Take action today! With just a few clicks, you can tell the New York City Council to OPPOSE this proposal!

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