New ban on traveling with eCigs
Do you like traveling with your eCigs? If this new bill passes, you may not be able to…
The vaping community needs your help, make a call or send an email to your senators (they make it very easy to do in this email). Let’s stand together and fight for your right to vape!
Senate Amendment 3547, which would prohibit airline passengers from bringing “electronic smoking devices” on planes in their carry-on and checked baggage, will possibly be considered as early as next week (week of April, 11th, 2016). The primary sponsor of SA 3547 is Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who is an outspoken opponent to e-cigarettes. He has earned a reputation for promoting misinformation about these low-risk products.
Please take action NOW by calling your senators and urging them to oppose this amendment. You can find contact information for your US Senators and talking points for your call HERE.
Please also take a moment to send an email to your senators urging them to oppose this amendment.
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If this amendment is accepted, vapers will be forced to leave their batteries and devices at home or surrender them at TSA checkpoints before being allowed through security.This would impose a completely unwarranted and unnecessary expense on travelers who vape.
Beyond the issue of flying with vapor products, the spirit of this amendment (prohibiting lithium ion batteries on board commercial flights) might as well include a ban on carrying ANY portable electronic device in checked or carry-on baggage. Can you imagine not being able to travel with laptops or cell phones?
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