Atlanta, GA

Advocacy

VTA

The Vapor Technology Association (VTA) promotes entrepreneurship, responsible public policies, and a high standard of safety for the vapor industry through the representation of manufacturers, wholesalers, and small business owners of innovative vapor products.

  • VTA’s mission is focused:
  • Keep the vaping market open and competitive for both small and big players
  • Ensure the long-term viability of the industry
  • Defeat bills that stifle innovation critical to public health
  • Transform the public debate on vapor products

VISTA is a newly formed non-profit (April 2014) that will be funded by vaping industry businesses with a primary goal of raising the necessary monies to hire lobbyists in every state to proactively advocate for our business rights. The goal is to establish relationships with elected officials in every state, and help to educate them so they can make informed decisions based in truth, and not on bad information, which is happening daily at present, and WILL negatively impact our businesses.

 

 

The Tennessee Smoke Free Association is an advocacy group and trade organization with a focus on Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) through the use of personal vaporizers (electronic cigarettes) and other smokeless tobacco products shown to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with smoking. We focus on the prevention of tobacco harm and seek to cooperate with the Tennessee Health Agencies to function for the greater health of the Tennessee public as well as monitoring the legislation for or against our movement of tobacco harm reduction. The TSFA was formed in 2014 to provide support and education regarding alternative methods of THR after seeing many years of failed attempts by our public health agencies to reduce smoking rates in the region.

 

 

The Florida Smoke Free Association is a non-profit advocacy group and trade organization comprised of consumers, retail vendors, manufacturers and supporters alike. The FSFA has a focus on Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) which has shown to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with smoking traditional analog cigarettes. We focus on the prevention of tobacco harm and seek to cooperate with the Florida Health Agencies to function for the greater health of the Florida public as well as monitoring the legislation for or against our movement of tobacco harm reduction. The FSFA launched in 2014 to provide support and education regarding alternative methods of THR after seeing many years of failed attempts by our public health agencies to reduce smoking rates in the state. Membership is open to vaping industry businesses located, or with a business interest, in the Florida market. Participation in organizations like this is are key for survival in this industry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founded in March of 2015, the Breathe Easier Alliance of Alabama (BEAA) is a paid membership of vape/e-cig business owners and individuals seeking to protect vaping in Alabama.

The BEAA believes vaping is a financial and public health boon for our state. The vaping industry is responsible for creating over 200 new small businesses (since 2012) that employ over 2000 people in Alabama, all while facilitating a reduced-harm alternative for millions of adult tobacco users across the state.

 

 

 

The Kentucky Smoke Free Association  is consumer advocacy group and trade organization with a focus on Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) through the use of personal vaporizers (electronic cigarettes) and other smokeless tobacco products shown to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with smoking. We focus on the prevention of tobacco harm and seek to cooperate with the Kentucky Health Agencies to function for the greater health of the Kentucky public as well as monitoring the legislation  for or against our movement of tobacco harm reduction. The KSFA was formed in 2015 to provide support and education regarding alternative methods of THR after seeing many years of failed attempts by our public health agencies to reduce smoking rates in the region.

 

 Consumer Advocacy

Our mission is to ensure the availability of effective, affordable and reduced harm alternatives to smoking by increasing public awareness and education; to encourage the testing and development of products to achieve acceptable safety standards and reasonable regulation; and to promote the benefits of reduced harm alternatives.

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