BEAA-Breathe Easier Alliance of Alabama

BEAA is an association of Alabama v**e vendors & consumers lobbying for reasonable legislation to protect our adult decisions to use v**e & e-cig products.

Founded in March of 2015, the Breathe Easier Alliance of Alabama (BEAA) is supported by an open-membership of v**e-friendly Alabamians. Our governing body is made up of v**e business owners. We are partnered with a lobbying firm to ensure our industry and lifestyle are protected and treated fairly under Alabama law. Because we are the only v**e and e-cig lobby group in Alabama, everyone who has an


BEAA has lost an amazing advocate and human. Jay Hardesty has passed away. Please respect the family’s need for privacy at this time. As you can imagine, they are struggling to make sense of it all. Keep them in your thoughts and prayers. 07/20/2020

FDA Notifies Companies, Including Puff Bar, to Remove Flavored Disposable E-Ci******es and Youth-Appealing E-Liquids from Market for Not Having Required Authorization******es-and-youth?fbclid=IwAR0X7ZC1P2l4hC6deNIIchWAcyhTk8APtQaPylPCBXGlsZJ8wKi2EZZ5y4s FDA told 10 companies to remove flavored disposable e-ci******es and e-liquid products from the market for not having the required premarket authorization.

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Does the Pending Federal Ban on Flavored E-Ci******es Endanger Trump's Re-Election?******es-endanger-trumps-re-election/ A new poll suggests that Donald Trump is endangering his re-election by supporting the pending federal ban on flavored e-ci******es. 10/28/2019

New Poll Underscores Importance of Flavors in 17 Battleground States*** 10/22/2019

Industry Files Lawsuit To Stop Washington's Flavored V**e Ban**ng-ban-industry-lawsuit/ One of the va**ng industry’s trade associations filed a lawsuit in Washington state Monday to try and block a new flavored v**e ban. 10/18/2019

SPH’s Michael Siegel Testifies Before Congress on Legislation to Curb Youth Va**ng | BU Today | Boston University**ng/ Michael Siegel, a School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, testified on Capitol Hill on Wednesday before a subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce on proposed legislation to reverse the youth to***co epidemic. 10/13/2019

Va**ng: Crisis or Lost Opportunity? | Duke Research Blog**ng-crisis-or-lost-opportunity/?fbclid=IwAR2Y7LDS1xeZKAf1o6VsNmhlCWJC-5e_utlAr65ZSYajIBF6lhKUe53B6OQ Whether you’re doing v**e tricks for YouTube views or kicking yourself for not realizing that “USB” was actually your teenager’s Juul, you know va**ng is all the rage right now. You probably also know that President Trump has called on the FDA to ban all flavored e-ci******es to combat youth... 10/04/2019

ADPH concerns after 1st v**e-related death ADPH concerns after 1st v**e-related death By | October 2, 2019 at 5:23 PM CDT - Updated October 2 at 5:23 PM ADPH concerns after 1st v**e-related death 10/04/2019

Conservative groups urge Trump to back off ban on flavored va**ng products A coalition of conservative groups led by Americans for Tax Reform is urging the Trump administration to abandon its plan to ban flavored e-cigarette sales.


V***r Technology Association

NEW YORK STATE TEMPORARILY BARRED FROM ENFORCING FLAVOR BAN! This afternoon, the New York State Appellate Division granted a temporary restraining order in the lawsuit brought by the V***r Technology Association, Benevolent ELiquids Inc., and Perfection V**es regarding the proposed flavor ban in New York State, which was set to be enforced tomorrow, October 4, 2019.

The Order entered by four appellate judges ruled that the State is “temporarily enjoined and prevented from enforcing” the flavor ban until a ruling on the motion for a preliminary injunction is determined. That motion is scheduled to be heard on October 18, 2019.

Tony Abboud, Executive Director of the V***r Technology Association said, “We are very pleased with the New York State Appellate Division’s decision, which acknowledges the strength of our claims about the State’s executive overreach, and which preserves the ability of hundreds of small businesses to remain open and continue to serve their adult customers. The New York State Legislature, instead of enacting a flavor ban, already has decided to address concerns about youth va**ng by raising the minimum age for v***r products from 18 to 21 and imposing a major tax increase. We continue to stand ready to work with the State of New York and all interested stakeholders on the many real solutions that should be implemented to achieve the twin goals of restricting youth va**ng, which already is illegal, and preserving flavored alternatives for adults desperately trying to quit smoking.” 09/30/2019

Va**ng's potential to benefit public health exceeds its risks The benefits of va**ng to quit smoking far outweigh the health risks of youths moving from electronic to traditional ci******es, a new study says. 09/30/2019

Deadly pesticides found in counterfeit va**ng products The CDC reports that more than three quarters of the people who became sick while va**ng were va**ng THC. NBC’s senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden takes a look into how these tainted cartridges are making their way onto the street, as well as highly questionable brands s...


I know everyone is concerned about the article that was posted by ABC3340.
The understanding we have of the situation currently is that A PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING WILL BE MADE NOT A BAN. Things change very rapidly in Montgomery so we are staying on top of the situation. I will post updates as I get them. We also have some other sources we are working with to ensure that a ban does not happen.
I would love to tell you with 100% confidence that we are fine and I truly believe we are but I will not slow down on this issue until I can give you 100% solid reassurance.


BEAA board members fighting for you in DC. We had some great meetings. Things are extremely difficult right now and I know everyone is very concerned. I wish I had more solid good news than I do but what I can tell you is that BEAA is working closely with VTA, state and federal lobbyists to do literally everything within our power to preserve your small businesses and your right to v**e. Stay as calm as you can. Your local legislators are currently home. Set up meetings and introduce yourself. Help them get to know YOU and your personal stories as a v***r or a small business owner. Feel free to reach out to me and I will assist you in preparing for these meetings.


BEAA, TSFA and FSFA representing in DC


WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please try to join BEAA for this meeting. It does not matter if you are a member or not. If you v**e please try to attend! If you need a ride, reach out to me. I will try to help you out! Event kicks off at 1:00 PM. We will have a meet and greet from 12:00 to 1:00 PM

09/13/2019 09/13/2019

V***r Technology's Tony Abboud: Va**ng deaths aren't ni****ne-related***r-technologys-tony-abboud-va**ng-deaths-arent-ni****ne-related.html Tony Abboud, executive director of V***r Technology Association, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the hazards of va**ng and the recent string of deaths tied to e-ci******es. 09/13/2019

Trump Moves to Ban Flavored E-Ci******es - Do You Support a Ban?

Please take the time to take this survey! We are currently losing. We need your help to turn it around Read more at Countable → 09/13/2019

Va**ng advocates rally against proposed ban on flavored e-ci******es**ng-advocates-rally-against-proposed-ban-on-flavored-e-ci******es/29027201 Advocates say flavors work as options for people trying to quit smoking. 09/13/2019

Va**ng advocates rally against proposed ban on flavored e-ci******es**ng-advocates-rally-against-proposed-ban-on-flavored-e-ci******es/29027201 Advocates say flavors work as options for people trying to quit smoking.


If you support the “va**ng ban”, you’re a...

My thoughts on the proposed va**ng ban. Let me know yours in the comments! Tune in TONIGHT for our LIVE DNC Debate coverage!!!


Tom Elliott on Twitter

“V**e Assoc's Conley (@gregthr) vs Dr. Gupta: "Mr. Gupta, you were wrong about ma*****na. You admitted it. 20-plus years you were wrong .. I hope there aren’t body bags on the streets in 20 yrs because of policies like these when you realize va**ng products are saving lives."


UK Va**ng Industry Association responds to the announcement on va**ng by President Trump - UKVIA UK Va**ng Industry Association responds to the announcement on va**ng by President Trump. Dan Marchant, UK Va**ng Industry Association spokesperson, said: ‘It is a shame that the US President has been poorly advised on the facts; this decision is based on misleading information and will only serve... 09/11/2019


VTA Responds to Trump Administration; Calls Proposal Misguided Flavored va**ng products are one of the most effective smoking cessation tools on the market. A study by the New England Journal of Medicine found that v***r products are nearly twice as effective at helping adults quit smoking than any other ni****ne replacement methods like the patch or pill. Not.... 09/07/2019

VTA Responds to CDC & FDA Statements "VTA has previously said public health departments should fully investigate and release all information about these cases. Either there’s a legitimate basis to tell people to stop using e-ci******es or they are feeding the hysteria around a different product to conflate the issues by failing to di... 03/05/2019

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb, who raised alarms about teen va**ng, resigns The 46-year-old physician, former venture capitalist and drug consultant will leave in about a month.


CTP Letters to Industry

The FDA has began sending letters to companies producing and selling illegal products on the market after the 8/8/2016 deadline. CTP sends letters to industry to provide updates and help industry understand FDA regulations and policies. 02/01/2019

Senator Burr (R-NC) Floor Speech on FDA Ban of Menthol Ci******es

SHARE PLEASE!! Senator Burr (R-NC) Floor Speech on FDA Ban of Menthol Ci******es 12/19/2018

The “Public Health” Industrial-Complex Behind the Anti-Va**ng Push**ng-push/ Thanks to major campaigns educating Americans about the health risks posed by smoking ci******es, to***co consumption has steadily decreased. But what about the new generation of e-ci******es or va**ng devices? These new ni****ne products have generated curiosity among young adults… 12/19/2018

Fear Profiteers View Full Document as PDF EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The rise of a vibrant market for e-ci******es has been a blessing for many smokers. After many failed attempts to quit, e-ci******es provide an exciting new means for smokers to reduce their exposure to the harmful aspects of combustible ci******es or even...


V***r Technology Association


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V**e Business Members:

V***r Magic (McCalla, AL)
The V***r Apothecary (Pinson, AL)
The V***r Apothecary (Birmingham, AL)
Kaleidoscope Custom V***r Lounge (Florence,AL)
Southern V**e (Florence)
Earth's Bounty E-Juice (Boaz)
TJ's Juices (Florence)
North Alabama V**e (Florence)
V**e On! (Madison)
Nu Way V**e (Florence,Central, Muscle Shoals, Northport,Hayleville,Hamilton)
Leet V**e (Athens, AL)
Cyclops V***r (Summerdale)
Bama V***r (Birmingham)
Bama V***r Wholesale (Birmingham)
Tasty Haze V**e Shop (Rainbow City)
Kick'n Ash (Huntsville)
V***r Forge 280 (Birmingham)
Attalla V**es (Attalla,Al)
SouthSide V**es (Southside,Al)
Gadsen V**es (Gadsen ,Al)
Switch E-liquid (Southside,Al)
Centre V**es (Centre,Al)
V**en Jays (Auburn,Al)
Tiger V***r (Opelika,Dothan)
The Salty V***r (Daphine)
V***rs Inc. (Cullman,AL)
Sweet Home V***r Company (Boaz,Guntersville,Gadsen,Owens Cross Roads)
205 V**e Shop (Bessemer,Al)
Kick'n My Habits V***r (Huntsville,Hazel Green,Decatur,Madison)
North Alabama V**es (Florence)
Everything V**eBM ( Hayleville,Al)
Fergy's V**e (Gardendale,AL)
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