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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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September 19, 2017
Why ‘Sin’ Taxes Fail
Voters in South Dakota may soon be considering a new proposal to dramatically increase the state’s tobacco tax.
Alcohol & Tobacco
September 14, 2017
Rhode Island Senate Committee Ignores E-Cig Bill
The Rhode Island Senate Committee on Health and Human Services met in September without considering a bill to add e-cigarettes to the state’s tobacco ban.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
August 22, 2017
Alabama Margarita Ban Goes Down, Consumers Say ‘Bottoms Up’
Alabama’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC), a government agency with the stated mission of maintaining “rigorous control” of the distribution and licensing of alcoholic beverages in the state, reversed a ban on restaurants’ margarita sales.
Alcohol & Tobacco
July 27, 2017
Oklahoma Gives Voters Power to Roll Back Blue Laws
A new law will allow Oklahoma voters to vote to roll back local government restrictions preventing sales of wine and liquor on Sundays.
Alcohol & Tobacco
June 22, 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts Comment on New York Bill to Ban Vaping Where Smoking Is Banned
"Treating e-cigarettes like cigarettes can’t possibly lower exposure to secondhand smoke, because there is no secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes." - Jeff Stier

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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 19, 2017
By Matthew Glans
Voters in South Dakota may soon be considering a new proposal to dramatically increase the state’s tobacco tax.
September 14, 2017
By Brandi Wielgopolski
The Rhode Island Senate Committee on Health and Human Services met in September without considering a bill to add e-cigarettes to the state’s tobacco ban.
August 22, 2017
By S.M. Chavey
Alabama’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC), a government agency with the stated mission of maintaining “rigorous control” of the distribution and licensing of alcoholic beverages in the state, reversed a ban on restaurants’ margarita sales.
July 27, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
A new law will allow Oklahoma voters to vote to roll back local government restrictions preventing sales of wine and liquor on Sundays.
June 22, 2017
By Matthew Glans, Jeff Stier, John Dale Dunn
"Treating e-cigarettes like cigarettes can’t possibly lower exposure to secondhand smoke, because there is no secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes." - Jeff Stier
June 9, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
A lawsuit challenging a 2016 decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanding its power has been delayed again.
June 9, 2017
By Kimberly Morin
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved four bills to reduce restrictions on alcohol and liquor sales.
May 31, 2017
By Jay Lehr
Regulations could prevent smokers from turning to safer options.
May 22, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Following the implementation of a ban on tobacco and e-cigarette use in Novato, California in January, lawmakers in neighboring cities are considering similar bans on tobacco and e-cigarette use in public and private spaces.
May 17, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
Jeff Stier, a risk analyst for the National Center for Public Policy Analysis, once signed up for NYC Quits, a government tobacco-control program giving away free nicotine patches and gum every year, out of curiosity.