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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.
Alcohol & Tobacco
September 22, 2018
Illinois Gov. Rauner Signs Craft Brewing Distribution Bill
Craft breweries in Illinois may now directly distribute beer to bars and pubs, after decades of being forced to use government-mandated middlemen.
Alcohol & Tobacco
September 12, 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts React to FDA Threatening E-Cig Producers Over Teen Vaping
“Although ‘protecting the children’ is a laudable goal, this rhetoric is overused and threatens the millions of smokers who have quit smoking combustible cigarettes by using these products.” - Lindsey Stroud
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Alcohol & Tobacco
August 14, 2018
South Boston, Virginia Proposes Cig Tax to Fund Government Pay Hikes
The South Boston, Virginia City Council is considering levying a tax on tobacco sales in the city to fund pay hikes for city government employees and pad general revenue.
Alcohol & Tobacco
August 3, 2018
Tobacco Funds Fill Government Coffers, Not Help People Quit
Using the tobacco settlement to pay for public employee pensions, while doubling down against safer tobacco products.
Alcohol & Tobacco
July 20, 2018
Public health groups should be applauding Big Tobacco's harm reduction efforts
It’s been more than 50 years since the surgeon general issued a report linking smoking to health hazards such as lung cancer and heart disease.

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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 22, 2018
By Linnea Lueken
Craft breweries in Illinois may now directly distribute beer to bars and pubs, after decades of being forced to use government-mandated middlemen.
September 12, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud, Gregory Conley
“Although ‘protecting the children’ is a laudable goal, this rhetoric is overused and threatens the millions of smokers who have quit smoking combustible cigarettes by using these products.” - Lindsey Stroud
August 14, 2018
By Sarah Quinlan
The South Boston, Virginia City Council is considering levying a tax on tobacco sales in the city to fund pay hikes for city government employees and pad general revenue.
August 3, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
Using the tobacco settlement to pay for public employee pensions, while doubling down against safer tobacco products.
July 20, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
It’s been more than 50 years since the surgeon general issued a report linking smoking to health hazards such as lung cancer and heart disease.
June 13, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
The Alaska Legislature approved a bill that would prohibit the use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in privately owned spaces such as bars, restaurants, and taxis.
June 11, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The city of Minneapolis has enacted an ordinance increasing the minimum legal age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products.
May 30, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway, Lindsey Stroud
“Alderman Ed Burke's proposed ordinance is nothing more than preening for moralizing anti-fun busybodies.” - Jesse Hathway
May 16, 2018
By Lindsey Stroud
FDA’s regulation of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices underscore the agency’s unwillingness to promote, or even acknowledge, tobacco harm reduction (THR) products.
May 14, 2018
By Zachary Williams
Indiana residents are now able to beat the summer heat by purchasing a beer on Sundays, for the first time since 1816.