The costs of running this huge site are paid for by ads. Please consider registering and becoming a Supporting Member for an ad-free experience. Thanks, ECF team.

Maine Call to Action: Oppose vapor taxes (HP 670)

Discussion in 'Legislation News' started by noevilstar, May 10, 2015.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
Image has been removed.
URL has been removed.
Email address has been removed.
Media has been removed.
  1. noevilstar

    noevilstar Senior Member<br>CASAA Board Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 10, 2013
    Union City, NJ
    CASAA: Maine Call to Action: Oppose vapor taxes (HP 670)

    HP 670 would deceptively redefine “cigarette” to include “e-cigarettes” for the purpose of taxing e-liquid at the same rate as traditional cigarettes. If adopted, this bill would enact a tax of 10 cents per 18mg of nicotine contained in any amount of e-liquid.

    Please take action now by sending a message to the committee as well as lawmakers from your district urging them to oppose this bill.

    This bill is scheduled for a work session on:
    Monday, May 11th
    1:00 PM
    State House, Room 127
    Joint Committee on Taxation
    The committee will probably not vote on the bill on Monday, so please continue to take action after the hearing, both by sending emails and calling your legislators.

    (Writing Tip #1) If you have a lot to say, please craft your email in a separate word doc and then copy/paste it into the field provided. If you take too long, they system will time out and you will lose your work.
    (Writing Tip #2) Although we've provided a prewritten email with compelling talking points, we would strongly encourage you to edit the email because personalized communications to legislators are far more persuasive than form letters. At a minimum, PLEASE INSERT YOUR PERSONAL STORY (just a few sentences) in the text of your email.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice