May 16, 2019
Language added to the 2020-2021 Ohio operating budget would define e-cigarettes and vaping devices as tobacco products, as well as increasing the purchasing age of all tobacco products to 21.
May 1, 2019
Data from state and local-level surveys of high school and middle school students in Hawaii and Massachusetts find e-cigarette use increased after laws restricting tobacco products to 21 were put in place.
April 4, 2019
State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud examines the effects of Pennsylvania's 40 percent wholesale tax on youth e-cigarette use, finding youth use increased in the year following the tax.
March 6, 2019
Legislation restricting access to vaping products, yet not combustible cigarettes, is a disservice to public health.
February 27, 2019
State Government Relations Manager Arianna Wilkerson submitted testimony to the House Economic Matters Committee, arguing against a proposal to raise the tobacco and vaping purchasing age to 21.
February 8, 2019
West Virginia spent $0 from tobacco settlement payments and taxes in 2018 to fund cessation efforts, rather than restrict access to adults, lawmaker should reform how they currently spend tobacco revenues.
February 5, 2019
Testimony before the Illinois Senate Public Health Committee regarding a proposal to increase the age to purchase and possess tobacco and vaping products.
January 30, 2019
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.
January 24, 2019
Commentary on a proposal in Virginia to raise the age to possess and purchase tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 years of age.
January 23, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud argues against a proposal to increase the age to purchase and possess tobacco and vapor products from 18 to 21 years of age.