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Resources - The American Vaping Association. War on Vaping by CA Dept. of Health Continues - The American Vaping Association. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/28/2015 at 12:15 pm PST Alarmist, government-funded report relies on cherry-picked evidence to lobby for more state regulations SACRAMENTO, C.A. – Today, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, was joined by longtime anti-smoking activist Bill Godshall in reacting to the release of a new report on e-cigarettes by the California Department of Public Health.

War on Vaping by CA Dept. of Health Continues - The American Vaping Association

The report argues for tobacco-style regulations on vapor products and paints them as a new public health threat. The report also contends that there is “no scientific evidence” that vaping helps smokers quit. Gregory Conley, President of the American Vaping Association, issued the following statement: “This report inappropriately paints this complex and important public health topic as a black and white issue. “The California Department of Public Health is now protecting cigarettes and threatening the lives of vapers and smokers. Gov. Kasich's E-Cig Tax Hike Should Be Snuffed Out - The American Vaping Association.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/2/2015 at 2:20 pm EST Tax would kill jobs and discourage Ohio’s 2,000,000-plus smokers from making a smarter choice.

Gov. Kasich's E-Cig Tax Hike Should Be Snuffed Out - The American Vaping Association

COLUMBUS, O.H. – Today, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, was joined by Ohio’s largest vapor manufacturer, Nicquid, in reacting to Ohio Governor John Kasich’s proposal to tax vapor products. Under Gov. Kasich’s proposed budget, as described in early press reports, tobacco-free vapor products would be classified as “other tobacco products” for tax purposes.

Over a two year period, this brand new tax on vapor products would rise to 49% of wholesale price. Gregory Conley, President of the American Vaping Association, issued the following statement: “The Ohio Legislature should reject Gov. “Despite significant strides made in combating smoking in this country, two million-plus Ohio adults still smoke. “Gov. Vaping is Minnesota Adults' Most Popular Method for Quitting Smoking - The American Vaping Association. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/27/2015 at 2:15 pm CST As vaping increases, adult smoking continues to decline and quit rates hold steady.

Vaping is Minnesota Adults' Most Popular Method for Quitting Smoking - The American Vaping Association

New E-Cig Study Hypes Formaldehyde Fears Based on Faulty Experiments - The American Vaping Association. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/21/2015 at 5:00 pm EST Study also finds that vapor products, when used under realistic conditions, produce no detectable levels of formaldehyde.

New E-Cig Study Hypes Formaldehyde Fears Based on Faulty Experiments - The American Vaping Association

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, joined with the anti-smoking organization Smokefree Pennsylvania, to react to the release of a new letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine*. The letter reports the results from a study that purports to show that while vapor products used at a low voltage (3.3 volts**) produce no detectable levels of formaldehyde, using the same device at a higher voltage (5.0 volts) produces formaldehyde in amounts larger than are found in cigarette smoke.However, as revealed below, the truth behind the study is that the high levels of formaldehyde were only found because the authors used extremely inappropriate testing methods. ** This release originally indicated 3.7 volts.

Alert! Hawaii Bills to Tax E-Cigs & Vapor Products at 80% of Wholesale - The American Vaping Association. ALERT: SB1220 & SB1032 Public Hearing On Thursday February 5, 2015.

Alert! Hawaii Bills to Tax E-Cigs & Vapor Products at 80% of Wholesale - The American Vaping Association

Hawaii Vapers — Your Testimonies Are Needed. Hawaii’s Legislative session began on January 21, 2015, and already we have seen several bills that relate to the use and sale of vapor products. Senate Bills 1220 & 1032 have been sent to the Senate Health / Consumer Protection Committee. A public hearing has been scheduled for this Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 9:00AM at Hawaii’s Capitol Building in conference room 229. What this means is that our lawmakers are actively seeking testimony (comments) from us, the public in regards to these bills. What SB1220 Will Do If It Is Passed: 1. 2. We strongly urge YOU to submit your written testimony against this bill and have your voice be heard. Salut i enganys. @vapinginfo – Delicious.

Gov. Snyder should sign common sense e-cigarette bills - The American Vaping Association. This editorial originally appeared on Michigan Live on November 25, 2014.

Gov. Snyder should sign common sense e-cigarette bills - The American Vaping Association

A fierce regulatory fight has played out in a large number of state capitols over the past year on whether e-cigarettes and vapor products should be categorized as tobacco products. These disruptive, innovative, and potentially life-saving devices are being used by millions of people on a daily basis and stand to accomplish what social engineers and government bureaucrats have not been able to with stiff regulations and high taxes: getting people to quit smoking. E-cigarettes and vapor products are battery operated devices that produce a vapor mist which mimics smoking without the harmful effects of tar and smoke. They are safer alternatives to cigarettes and should be treated as such. Lumping these products into the onerous regulatory tobacco products category could hurt public health and curb the market’s growth potential.

To their credit, the activist groups that have been lobbying Gov. E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking? Not Likely, Suggests New UK Study - The American Vaping Association. Contact: Gregory Conley FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: 609-947-8059 November 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT Email: gconley@vaping.info E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking?

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking? Not Likely, Suggests New UK Study - The American Vaping Association

Not Likely, Suggests New UK Study. Vaping Industry in Tough Fight Over e-Cigarette Bans. New Orleans Should Reject Banning Vaping in Proposed "Smoking" Ban - The American Vaping Association. Contact Us - The American Vaping Association. Resources - The American Vaping Association. News - The American Vaping Association. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/21/2015 at 5:00 pm EST Study also finds that vapor products, when used under realistic conditions, produce no detectable levels of formaldehyde.

News - The American Vaping Association

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, joined with the anti-smoking organization Smokefree Pennsylvania, to react to the release of a new letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine*. The letter reports the results from a study that purports to show that while vapor products used at a low voltage (3.3 volts**) produce no detectable levels of formaldehyde, using the same device at a higher voltage (5.0 volts) produces formaldehyde in amounts larger than are found in cigarette smoke.However, as revealed below, the truth behind the study is that the high levels of formaldehyde were only found because the authors used extremely inappropriate testing methods. ** This release originally indicated 3.7 volts.

About Us - The American Vaping Association. Health Benefits Of Vaping. What is Vaping?

Health Benefits Of Vaping

VAPING – the act of using an electronic cigarette. A tobacco cigarette is lit on fire by the user, who inhales the resulting smoke into their lungs. This act is called “smoking.” Use of an electronic cigarette involves no combustion — no fire, no ash, no smoke. The American Vaping Association.