HB64 was defeated in the state house not that long ago. This is great news for Ohio, however, legislation and taxes will be coming soon and as a vaping community we need to make sure to let our voices be heard.
I’ve said it before and I will say it again. Political figures who are in elected office get chosen by the voters. If you don’t vote you don’t have the right to complain about how they do their job. The plus side here is that if an elected official is trying to make laws that you disagree with, call them! Write them letters! Be the squeaky wheel. These people work for us and not the other way around. If they see that their policies are opposed by the very people who can vote them out of office they are likely to side with the majority.
Ohio dodged a bullet with HB64 which would have taxed eliquid at a rate of $1.13/ml. This is insane and would have destroyed vape shops all over Ohio causing unemployment to rise. This was undoubtedly a big factor in Governor Kasich’s decision being the big promoter of business that he is.
We won this round but the next House Bill might be even worse. Prepare to write letters and make phone calls people, the war has just begun. Let’s fight for our right the Live Long, and Vape On!
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