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Regulation Videos - The Vaping Wars: Brian Fojtik and Victoria Vasconcellos

The Vaping Wars: Brian Fojtik and Victoria Vasconcellos
7:29:34
April 21, 2016
E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular. What impact do the new “vaping wars” have on science, public policy, business, and jobs? Join Brian Fotjik for a discussion on vaping and how the government is playing a huge role in it. Shouldn’t it be your choice? If e-cigarettes are not harmful, why can’t they be used in public? Fojtik has served in both policy and political positions in various states including working for a U.S. senator, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state senator, and state representative. He worked as director of government relations with a major consumer products company from 1996 to 2009 and currently serves as president of Brownstone Communications in greater Chicago. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago.

1:02:12
May 6, 2021
The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Cameron Sholty, and Chris Talgo present episode 293 of the In the Tank Podcast. The ITT crew revisits the topic of anti-conservative censorship on social media in light of the recent news of Facebook’s decision to continue to ban President Donald Trump. Afterwards, they discuss the recently announced ban on menthol cigarettes and why the government is allowed to act as a “nanny state.” ITTe245 - John Samples Interview https://youtu.be/LnmnlPn0p4M SOCIAL MEDIA BIAS Facebook Oversight Board Upholds Trump Ban, Calls for Further ‘Reexamination’ to Determine Final Penalty https://www.nationalreview.com/news/facebook-upholds-trump-ban-calls-for-further-reexamination-to-determine-final-penalty/ FB Oversight Board – Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR https://oversightboard.com/decision/FB-691QAMHJ/ MENTHOL BAN / NANNY STATE Heartland Institute – Policy Tip Sheet: Tobacco Harm Reduction 101: Menthol Bans https://www.heartland.org/publications-resources/publications/policy-tip-sheet-tobacco-harm-reduction-101-menthol-bans Cato – Are Prohibitionists About to Revisit the Law of Unintended Consequences - This Time With Tobacco? https://www.cato.org/blog/are-prohibitionists-about-revisit-law-unintended-consequences-time-tobacco FEE – Why Is the Nanny State so Popular? https://fee.org/articles/why-is-the-nanny-state-so-popular/ Gov.uk – New obesity strategy unveiled as country urged to lose weight to beat coronavirus and protect the NHS https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-obesity-strategy-unveiled-as-country-urged-to-lose-weight-to-beat-coronavirus-covid-19-and-protect-the-nhs
 
6:11
September 19, 2018
Heartland Institute Senior Fellow Peter Ferrara was a guest on Fox & Friends on Sept. 19, 2018 to explan why President Trump, and not a whining Obama, deserves all the credit. Ferrara got the call to be on the show becasue of his piece in the Wall Street Journal titled "Why the 'Obama Recovery' Took So Long." https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-the-obama-recovery-took-so-long-1536619545? See more writing by Peter Ferrara and learn more about The Heartland Institute at the link below. https://www.heartland.org/about-us/who-we-are/peter-ferrara
 
3:32
June 22, 2018
Over America's history, what would be the difference in take-home pay under free-market and progressive economic policies? Robert J. Genetski asked this question, crunched the numbers, and the results will surprise you!
 
2:28
March 23, 2018
Barrack Obama called income inequality the trying issue of our time. Yaron Brook, chairman of the board at the Ayn Rand Institute, completely disagrees. Is income inequality the problem, or is it cronyism and systems the keep the poor from working up the economic ladder?
 
5:57
February 1, 2018
Dan Proft, host of the morning show on AM 560, talks about why Illinois is the worst place in the United States to own a home. Proft compares Illinois property tax rates with national averages and concludes that you should get the hell out of Illinois!
 
3:10
January 3, 2018
Anastasia Boden lays out the craziness that is occupational licensing laws.
 
3:32:56
June 16, 2016
Have you lost enough control to government forces? Know your Second Amendment rights and learn to recognize who is trying to take away your weapons … and why. The Second Amendment states, "A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." So why is your government interfering with your constitutionally protected right to own guns?
 
7:29:34
April 21, 2016
E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular. What impact do the new “vaping wars” have on science, public policy, business, and jobs? Join Brian Fotjik for a discussion on vaping and how the government is playing a huge role in it. Shouldn’t it be your choice? If e-cigarettes are not harmful, why can’t they be used in public? Fojtik has served in both policy and political positions in various states including working for a U.S. senator, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state senator, and state representative. He worked as director of government relations with a major consumer products company from 1996 to 2009 and currently serves as president of Brownstone Communications in greater Chicago. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago.
 
44:21
January 21, 2016
The keynote address comes from founder and CEO of Mainstreet Zeke Turner. His presentation, titled “Beyond Health Care Reform: How Mainstreet Is Transforming Lives and Disrupting Bureaucracy,” describes certificate of need laws and other regulations hindering the growth of his company.
 
48:21
July 15, 2015
Marc Morano presents “Can Congress, the, EPA or the UN Control the Climate Through Regulations and Treaties?” at the Tenth International Conference on Climate Change in Washington, DC July 12, 2015. To watch all presentations from this conference and others, visit ClimateConferences.Heartland.org
 
14:00
July 15, 2015
Bette Grande presents “Federal Regulations - State vs. Federal Legislation Responsibility and Options” at the Tenth International Conference on Climate Change in Washington, DC July 12, 2015. To watch all presentations from this conference and others, visit ClimateConferences.Heartland.org
 
35:04
October 15, 2012
Environmental consultant Richard Trzupek spoke about his book, "Regulators Gone Wild: How the EPA is Ruining American Industry" at a Heartland Institute event in Chicago on September 20, 2011