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GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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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.
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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.
Alcohol & Tobacco
June 13, 2018
Alaska Legislature Approves Smoking Ban Expansion
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.
Alcohol & Tobacco
June 11, 2018
Minneapolis Raises Smoking Age to 21
The city of Minneapolis has enacted an ordinance increasing the minimum legal age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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Alcohol & Tobacco
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.
March 9, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) board of directors issued a new position statement on e-cigarettes, stating the products are “less harmful than smoking cigarettes” and recommending “clinicians support all attempts to quit.
March 9, 2018
By Madeline Fry
The Alabama state House Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would increase the minimum age for individuals legally to purchase and use tobacco products and e-cigarettes.