Did You know...

...if we could get all tobacco smokers

to switch to e-cigarettes,

....we would reduce the U.S. death toll

From 400,000 per year

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....to 4,000 per year.

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Yet there are some NYS elected officials

that want to regulate electronic cigarettes

the same way they regulate tobacco!

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But here's the thing:

there is NO tobacco in E-cigs!

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Help us help New York State realize

the benefits of E-Cigs:

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- Encourages economic growth

- Safer alternative to smoking

- Improves the health of tobacco smokers

How can something that controls tobacco use,

be controlled as tobacco itself?

Electronic Cigarettes ≠ Tobacco

New York E-Cigarette Users: New York City Hall Rally February 26th 12:30pm

The State of New York wants to tax your E-cigarettes, vaping devices and E-liquid….

Yes – They want to tax it all and if you stand by and let them, there’s no telling what they will do next!

How about banning all e-cig use indoors? In public? Making vape stores register with the Department of Health? Your safe, clean alternative to smoking is in danger of being taxed and regulated just like real cigarettes!

Read the two bills being considered by the New York State Legislature:

http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/A296-2015

http://openstates.org/ny/bills/2015-2016/A2595/

Join us February 26th at New York City Hall to tell our elected officials we won’t stand for being bullied and taxed for our safe alternative to the dangerous habit of smoking. Tell them we will not be punished for vaping safely. Bring your friends!

*So we can gauge turnout and inform you of future events, we ask that you RSVP by filling out this form. We will not EVER share your info with anyone.

E-Cig Rally Form

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Electronic CigaretteNew Yorkers for Smarter Smoking Alternatives is a coalition comprised of local retailers, wholesalers and distributors, and members of the public who have come together to actively oppose the recent attempts by the City and State government to restrict access to electronic cigarettes and smarter smoking alternatives.

Some of the bills that are sitting in the New York State legislature include a bill that would essentially ban the use of electronic cigarettes in indoor locations such as bars and restaurants. The members of this coalition recognize that electronic cigarettes have helped countless people better control – and even eliminate – their smoking habit, play a significant and crucial role in supporting the New York State economy, and provide a smoking alternative that has touched the lives of thousands while other smoking cessation products have fallen short.

E CIG 2 400 e flat“Certain people in the New York State legislature have been attacking smoking rights for over a decade, pushing people to quit. However, just as New Yorkers find a safer alternative, the New York State legislature decided to wound public freedom even further,” says NYSSA Spokesman David Schwartz. “This new coalition has formed to tell New York State that the ‘Nanny State’ has overstepped yet another right that we will strive to protect.”

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NYC E-Cig Users - Last Chance to Speak Up!

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The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is proposing to amend Chapter 10 of Title 24 of the Rules of the City of New York to: (1) reflect amendments to the Smoke-Free Air Act made by Local Law 152 of 2013 prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in certain places; (2) facilitate enforcement of the Smoke-Free Air Act; and (3) repeal provisions that are out of date.