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U.S. House to Vote on Flavored Tobacco Ban Bill Tomorrow

The following is an update from the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) sourced through their February 26th online bulletin. Reposted with permission.

Make Your Voice Heard: Final Request to E-Mail Your U.S. Representative

With the full U.S. House of Representatives scheduled to vote on House Bill H.R. 2339 tomorrow, NATO retail members and their employees, NATO wholesale members and their employees, legal age adult customers, and NATO manufacturer member employees who have not yet sent a letter to their U.S. Representative need to do so today.  Sending a letter via one of the NATO advocacy links below takes only a minute and can have an impact on the final outcome of this legislation.  As previously reported, H.R. 2339 would prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes, flavored smokeless tobacco, flavored cigars, flavored pipe tobacco, flavored electronic nicotine products, and flavored nicotine disposable products.

NATO is providing different customized letters for retailers, retail employees, wholesalers, wholesale employees, legal age consumers, and manufacturer employees to send to their specific U.S. Representative.  To send a letter, click on the link below for the appropriate letter and follow the easy step-by-step instructions.  Before sending a letter to a U.S. Representative, employees should check their company policy to ensure that doing so is allowed.

To send a letter, please follow these simple steps:

Select Appropriate Letter:

  1. Letter options

In the appropriate boxes, fill in your first and last name, e-mail address, phone number, home street address, city, state and zip code (all of this information is needed to match you to your specific U.S. Representative and for your U.S. Representative to send you a reply).

Click the “Send” button.

Your letter will automatically be sent to your specific U.S. Representative and your name will be automatically filled in at the bottom of the letter.

Your help in opposing H.R. 2339 is most appreciated.  Thank you in advance for your engagement in this effort.