States are responding to their own outbreaks of COVID-19 by implementing different versions of social distancing and shutting down non-essential services. While some of these businesses are being granted exemptions (for example, restaurants can still offer curbside pick-up and delivery and liquor stores are open with strict social distancing protocols), there are questions about whether or not vape shops are allowed to remain open in any capacity.

Thankfully CASAA has made it incredibly easy to to take action and make your voice heard

 

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Welcome back to Tuesday Bro Tuesday. Same show by name only. Each week for roughly an hour and a half we will all be discussing the topics of the day. As well as current breaking news from the Industry.

Today’s Topics include: The CDC , Covid19 and EVALI. We kinda all saw this botch job coming. I will not be down playing the severity of COVID19 in this video, Stay home, wash your hands, don’t touch your face. Also were going to mention the EARN IT bill which is honestly pretty terrifying.

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Tuesday February 25th 2020 the CDC finally published their final press release regarding the “EVALI” outbreak which started in roughly june 2019.  During these months of investigation by the CDC, the CDC told consumers to stop “vaping” and that “vaping” was the root cause of these lung illnesses.

Gizmodo even reported back in October of 2019 that the CDC was still telling people to “stop vaping” but questioned why stating

Hopefully, members of Congress and the industry officials will spend some time during the hearing examining the potential public health benefits e-cigarettes offer as a tool to help reduce the number of smokers in America.

My favorite freedom Guy… Guy Bentley published a fantastic article today in Reason Magazine regarding the big meeting that is happening tomorrow on the hill.