Greetings Vapor Enthusiast,
Many of you have come to the Vapor Den and had concerns about the proposed ban on electronic cigarettes, and what it means to you. This bill is not the first attempt at putting a stop to our freedom of choice in this matter, electronic cigarettes has already been ban on airplanes even though it's been given a blind eye. However, if this bill is passed it would be a stepping stone for more restrictions on your freedom.
If enacted, this bill would:
Ban the use of vapor products wherever smoking is banned. Among those provisions most likely to impact users are those that would:
UPDATED (3/20/2013): SB 648 has been scheduled for a hearing before the currently pending before the Senate Committee on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. inSacramento at the State Capitol Building, Room #4203 (John L. Burton room). Public comment will be heard at the end of the hearing and is open to the public.
If you would like to submit testimony directly to the Health Committee, please email or fax Senate Health Committee Assistant Alex Norring at firstname.lastname@example.org / (916) 324-0384. If emailing, please put "SB 648 Testimony" in the subject line. The deadline for official testimony is April 10th, but you can continue to contact individual legislators up to and after the April 17th hearing.
For more information and how to contact the Senate Committee on Health