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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 15, 2019
How Vape Shops Make the World a Better Place
On March 4, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement the vaping community long assumed to be true: mom-and-pop vape shops are not the major culprits selling kids nicotine and tobacco products.
Alcohol & Tobacco
April 11, 2019
How Government E-Cigarette Restrictions Are Increasing Youth Tobacco Use
Across the nation, lawmakers seem stuck in a tragic game of whack-a-mole. The more they try to reduce youth vaping, the more they increase youth combustible cigarette smoking.
Taxes
April 10, 2019
Why Are Lawmakers More Concerned with Youth Vaping than Opioid Abuse?
Why are lawmakers working so feverishly to limit their access to tobacco harm reduction products like e-cigarettes? The hypocrisy is seemingly endless.
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Taxes
March 26, 2019
Nebraska Considers Massive Alcoholic-Beverage Tax Increases
The Nebraska Legislature is considering huge increases in excises tax on beer, wine, and spirits
Regulation
January 18, 2019
Wisconsin Attorney General: ‘Wedding Barns’ Subject to State Liquor Laws
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says barns rented for weddings and other events require liquor licenses.
Regulation
November 29, 2018
FDA Seizes E-Cig Company’s Records in Youth Vaping Investigation
FDA agents seized more than 1,000 pages of documents from e-cigarette company

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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 15, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
On March 4, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement the vaping community long assumed to be true: mom-and-pop vape shops are not the major culprits selling kids nicotine and tobacco products.
April 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Across the nation, lawmakers seem stuck in a tragic game of whack-a-mole. The more they try to reduce youth vaping, the more they increase youth combustible cigarette smoking.
April 10, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Why are lawmakers working so feverishly to limit their access to tobacco harm reduction products like e-cigarettes? The hypocrisy is seemingly endless.
March 26, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
The Nebraska Legislature is considering huge increases in excises tax on beer, wine, and spirits
January 18, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says barns rented for weddings and other events require liquor licenses.
November 29, 2018
By Madeline Fry
FDA agents seized more than 1,000 pages of documents from e-cigarette company
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.