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Lindsey Stroud

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lstroud@heartland.org 312-377-4000

Lindsey Stroud joined The Heartland Institute in 2016 as a Government Relations Coordinator. In 2017, Lindsey was named State Government Relations Manager.

Lindsey Stroud joined The Heartland Institute in 2016 as a Government Relations Coordinator. In 2017, Lindsey was named State Government Relations Manager. Her role includes interacting with elected officials and staff, legislation tracking, and research and writing on various issues.

Lindsey’s work includes research on vaping and tobacco policy, and Article V constitutional reform efforts. Lindsey is co-author of Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking. Lindsey’s work on vaping and tobacco harm reduction has appeared in papers across the country, and in international media outlets.

Prior to joining The Heartland Institute, Lindsey worked as a legislative assistant to a Minnesota state senator, and as a session staffer for a Virginia state delegate in 2015. In 2012, she interned for a U.S. Congressman in Virginia.

Lindsey graduated magna cum laude from Tidewater Community College with an Associate of Arts in Social Science in 2012. In 2015, Lindsey graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Government. While at William and Mary, Lindsey was a staff writer for the Flat Hat News and covered student government.

Lindsey is currently a board member for THR4Life, a 501(c)3 that promotes tobacco harm reduction and has volunteered at numerous organizations. Lindsey is originally from Michigan, and is enjoying her time in Chicago. When she has free time, she likes to play as much golf as she can.

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 20, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Lindsey Stroud examine ways states can reform medical licensing standards.
October 18, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Burlington Telecom is an example of why municipal telecom and other similar government projects don't work.
October 16, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Burlington Telecom has cost taxpayers millions of dollars and the city is unlikely to recoup the expense unless Burlington opts for a smart sale.
October 13, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, S.T. Karnick, Lindsey Stroud, Jane M. Orient, M.D., John Dale Dunn, Roger Beauchamp , Hal Scherz, Michael J. Koriwchak , Chad Savage, Devon Herrick, Scott Ehrlich, Dave Racer, Kathleen Brown , Twila Brase
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp
October 12, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
Lindsey Stroud examines a recent study's findings that the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems in place of tobacco cigarettes would save lives.
September 28, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
June 5, 2017
By Lindsey Stroud
As if the Food and Drug Administration’s deeming regulations weren’t enough to stall the future of the vaping industry, numerous county health departments have decided to lodge themselves in the war against electronic cigarettes.
March 1, 2017
By Dr. Brad Rodu, Matthew Glans, Lindsey Stroud
Dr. Brad Rodu, lead author of Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking, has been at the forefront of tobacco harm reduction research and policy development for more than 20 years.

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