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Work from staff at The Heartland Institute.
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November 13, 2020
Research & Commentary: Minnesota City Pushes Flavor Ban Proposals, Disregarding Concerns of Small Business Owners
Minnesota city pushing forward with a plan to draft and codify a city ordinance banning flavored vaping products despite many already-struggling small business owners pleading for an alternative.
November 5, 2020
Research & Commentary: Baltimore’s Proposed E-Cigarette Tax Is a Defective Way To Cure Budget Shortfalls
Proposed Baltimore E-Cigarette Tax is a Faulty and Disingenuous Way to Attempt to Recover Lost Revenue
October 23, 2020
Research & Commentary: Michigan Governor Proposes Flavor Ban That Would Further Harm Small Businesses
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coordination with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is leading to new executive rulemaking processes that will allow the governor to enact a permanent flavor ban without legislative process.
October 14, 2020
Testimony before the Phoenix City Council regarding a potential city ordinance that would place a ban on flavored nicotine products and flavored tobacco products in Phoenix.
January 31, 2020
Access to steady employment is necessary to reduce recidivism, but Pennsylvania, like many states, has made it exceedingly difficult for ex-felons to reenter the workforce.
January 16, 2020
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to issue emergency rules banning online and retail sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in response to reports of an increase in vaping-related lung diseases.
December 20, 2019
Legal, regulated vaping products aren't the problem
November 11, 2019
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts React to President Trump’s Planned Meeting with Vaping Industry
“The president is truly seeing the industry as what it is: a billion-dollar powerhouse that not only employs people, but saves lives through tobacco harm reduction.” - Lindsey Stroud