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May 16, 2018
Cronyism Is Killing Tobacco Harm Reduction Innovations
FDA’s regulation of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices underscore the agency’s unwillingness to promote, or even acknowledge, tobacco harm reduction (THR) products.
Alcohol & Tobacco
May 14, 2018
Sunday Alcohol Sales Legalized in Indiana
Indiana residents are now able to beat the summer heat by purchasing a beer on Sundays, for the first time since 1816.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 9, 2018
American Cancer Society Issues New E-Cigarette Policy Statement
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.
Alcohol & Tobacco
March 9, 2018
Alabama Legislature Considers Hiking Minimum Smoking Age to 21
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.
Alcohol & Tobacco
February 5, 2018
Indiana Legislator Proposes Repealing ‘Smokers’ Bill of Rights’
A bill pending in the Indiana state Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor would allow private employers to terminate employees for using cigarettes and tobacco products during their free time.

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Alcohol & Tobacco
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.
February 5, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
A bill pending in the Indiana state Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor would allow private employers to terminate employees for using cigarettes and tobacco products during their free time.
January 25, 2018
By John Nothdurft, Jeff Stier, Gregory Conley
“Hopefully, the FDA will look at the evidence from around the world that shows that encouraging and allowing companies to honestly market their less harmful products is good for public health.” - John Nothdurft
January 9, 2018
By Andrea Dillon
Maryland lawmakers are considering a bill by Comptroller Peter Franchot that would repeal some of the state’s regulations on craft beer breweries.
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.