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February 4, 2019
By Jeff Stier
When products have the potential to save millions of lives, it's helpful if people are told about those benefits.
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Health Care
June 15, 2018
By Dr. Brad Rodu
Smokeless tobacco was not among 17 risk factors – a tacit acknowledgment that the risk of cancer from smokeless tobacco is de minimis.  
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Health Care
March 9, 2017
By Brian Fojtik
In this letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Ostroff, M.D., Reason Senior Fellow Brian Fojtik urges the FDA to withdraw the proposed standard due to flawed analysis of N-Nitrosonornicotine (NNN) levels in finished smokeless tobacco products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 25, 2015
By Dr. Brad Rodu
It’s almost baseball season, which means it’s time for anti-tobacco extremists to start grabbing easy headlines. One especially zealous state lawmaker wants to ban smokeless tobacco by players and fans in all California ballparks (here).
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 27, 2015
By Dr. Brad Rodu
Two public health officials in Fargo, North Dakota, this week were the source of grossly misleading claims about smokeless tobacco for a local media story.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
November 14, 2014
By Dr. Brad Rodu
As noted previously (here), Drs. Karl Fagerström and Tom Eissenberg have described a continuum of dependence among tobacco and nicotine products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 6, 2015
By Dr. Brad Rodu
Publishing a study of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in American smokeless tobacco products (abstracthere), Dorothy Hatsukami and colleagues at the University of Minnesota called for the FDA to issue “regulations…to reduce levels of…NNK and NNN in
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Alcohol & Tobacco
January 1, 2007
By Gerald Prante
In recent years, controversy in many state legislatures has erupted over the right way to tax smokeless tobacco.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 28, 2012
Heartland Institute experts today praised a new report from the Food and Drug Administration that says dissolvable tobacco products are less harmful than smoking cigarettes.
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October 1, 2006
By Kathleen Meister, M.A.
This report provides a description of traditional and modern smokeless tobacco products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
June 24, 2003
By American Enterprise Institute staff
On Wednesday, June 25, 2003, the American Enterprise Institute will host an afternoon conference addressing the topic "Can Smokeless Tobacco Reduce the Health Consequences of Smoking?" The program begins with registration at 1:15 p.m.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
June 1, 2008
By Steve Stanek
For some lawmakers, switching their states from an ad valorem tax on smokeless tobacco products to a unit-based tax is a matter of fairness. For others it is a matter of stabilizing revenue. For others it's a matter of health.
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Taxes
July 1, 2006
By compiled by Bill Godshall
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
May 19, 2004
By Mackinac Center Staff
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
August 1, 2003
By James P. Gelfand
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
August 1, 2003
By James P. Gelfand
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
February 1, 2003
By Clive Bates, Dr. Karl Fagerstrom, Professor Martin Jarvis, Professor Michael Kunze, Dr. Ann McNeill, and Dr. Lars Ramstrom
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
February 1, 2003
By Clive Bates, Dr. Karl Fagerstrom, Prof. Michael Kunze, Dr. Ann McNeill, and Dr. Lars Ramstrom
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
June 20, 2011
By John Nothdurft
Wisconsin is considering a revenue neutral tax proposal that would change the tax structure for smokeless tobacco from an ad valorem tax to a weight-based tax.
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Taxes
Government Spending
June 6, 2003
By J Foulds, L Ramstrom, M Burke and K Fagerstrom
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
July 29, 2009
By Peter N. Lee and Jan Hamling
A review of North American and European studies comparing the effects of smokeless tobacco and smoking.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 1, 2007
By Coral E. Gartner, Wayne D. Hall, Simon Chapman, Becky Freeman
The tobacco control community is divided on whether or not to inform the public that using oral, smokeless tobacco (Swedish snus) is less hazardous to health than smoking tobacco. Proponents of “harm reduction” point to the Swedish experience.
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Taxes
Government Spending
June 20, 2014
By Carla J. Berg, Regine Haardoerfer, Cam Escoffery, Pinpin Zheng, Michelle Kegler
This study, conducted and written by Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education associate professor Carla J.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 5, 2005
By Carl V Phillips, Constance Wang, and Brian Guenzel
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
November 5, 2019
By Heartland Staff
The legislation would ban all flavors, including menthol, and target all tobacco products, including combustible cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 18, 2019
By Heartland Staff
The local ordinance would ban sales of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars and smokeless tobacco, and electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
April 20, 2012
By World Health Organization
Smokeless tobacco use is a significant part of the overall world tobacco problem. Smokeless tobacco products are tobacco products without combustion or pyrolysis at the time of use.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 20, 2012
By World Health Organization
Smokeless tobacco use is a significant part of the overall world tobacco problem. Smokeless tobacco products are tobacco products without combustion or pyrolysis at the time of use.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 14, 2017
By Dr. Brad Rodu
The is a Comment on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Proposed Rule: Tobacco Product Standard for N-Nitrosonornicotine Level in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products
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Alcohol & Tobacco
January 1, 2017
By Clive Bates, Eli Lehrer, David Sweanor
R Street Policy Study Examining Smokeless Tobacco and Vaping Products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
August 9, 2006
By Joseph Bast
Dear Editor: Jane Levere's report on new smokeless tobacco products ["No Smoke, No Foul?
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May 13, 2011
By John Nothdurft
Louisiana is considering a proposal for a significant tax hike on cigarettes, smoking tobacco, and smokeless tobacco products.
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Taxes
Government Spending
February 26, 2008
By Nick Baker
The February issue of the British Medical Journal (http://www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?artId=22811) confirms what research has shown for years: smokeless tobacco is less harmful than traditional smoking.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
September 1, 2007
By Dr. Sanjit Bagchi
The June 16 issue of the internationally acclaimed medical journal The Lancet reports a study related to the use of Swedish snus, a kind of smokeless tobacco that's being promoted as a measure for harm reduction in smokers.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
January 24, 2020
By Heartland Staff
A menthol ban would eliminate more than $130 billion in revenue over next 10 years.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
January 1, 2007
By Gerald Prante
Some economists note that any health care cost imposed on society by smokeless tobacco or any other product is technically a transfer that has been created by government through a quasi-socialized health care system.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
December 29, 2006
By Diane Bast
On Sunday, December 31, "All Things Considered" on National Public Radio (NPR) with Debbie Elliott will air a segment on the relative and comparative risks of cigarettes versus smokeless tobacco products, and the issue of harm reduction nicotine
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Government Spending
February 26, 2020
By Heartland Staff
Colorado proposal would ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products, including cigars, cigarettes, and e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
August 28, 2018
By Heartland Staff
In this comment to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Lindsey Stroud urges the regulatory agency to recognize the reduced harm of Camel Snus products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
 

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