To keep the vapor markets competitive for both small and big players, to ensure the long-term viability of the industry, to defeat bills that stifle innovation critical to public health, and to transform the public debate on electronic cigarettes aka vapor products. Additionally, to influence the language of new bills while in formation forging new relationships with public and state elected officials.
Next Meeting Topic
The primary discussion in the next CSFO meeting is going to be the “California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016” which will be voted on in November. This proposed initiative will increase taxes on vapor products by 68%.