April 22, 2021
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates an Illinois Senate Bill that would ban flavored e-cigarettes.
February 1, 2021
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates a bill moving through the Montana Legislature that may remove nicotine-product and indoor vaping regulations.
November 23, 2020
San Francisco's City Board of Supervisors advancing legislation that will impede on renter's rights by banning smoking inside private dwellings.
November 13, 2020
Minnesota city pushing forward with a plan to draft and codify a city ordinance banning flavored vaping products despite many already-struggling small business owners pleading for an alternative.
November 5, 2020
Proposed Baltimore E-Cigarette Tax is a Faulty and Disingenuous Way to Attempt to Recover Lost Revenue
October 23, 2020
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coordination with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is leading to new executive rulemaking processes that will allow the governor to enact a permanent flavor ban without legislative process.
September 29, 2020
Phoenix Facing Potential City Ordinance That Would Ban the Sale of Flavored Nicotine Products and Harm Businesses Despite COVID-19 Economic Struggles
September 4, 2020
The local ordinance would ban sales of flavored liquid nicotine products.
July 9, 2020
Senate Bill 375 will be crossing Gov. Brian Kemp's desk and would impose a 7 percent tax on vaping products. In the midst of the coronavirus-related recession this may inadvertently harm employment in the vaping industry in Georgia.
June 10, 2020
Governor Newsom released a revised budget proposal that includes a large vapor tax increase that will harm the tobacco cessation efforts in the golden state.
March 12, 2020
A proposed bill in the Florida Legislature would ban the sale of flavored nicotine products and have substantial effects on the Sunshine State's economy.
March 4, 2020
Proposal would increase cigarette taxes to $0.60 per pack, double the other tobacco products tax, and create a new tax on liquid nicotine at $0.066 per milliliter.
March 3, 2020
In 2017, only only 3.5 percent of Hawaiian high school students reported using e-cigarettes daily and only 1.2 percent reported smoking combustible cigarettes daily.
February 26, 2020
Colorado proposal would ban the sales of all flavored tobacco products, including cigars, cigarettes, and e-cigarettes.
February 20, 2020
In 2019, only 77.6 percent and 64.8 percent of 9th and 11th grade students, respectively, reported having never used an e-cigarette or vaping device.
February 13, 2020
Proposed legislation would define and license "enhanced vapor products," as well as apply the state's tobacco tax to vaping products.
February 10, 2020
In 2019, only 10 percent of Vermont high school students that were current e-cigarette users, cited flavors as a primary reason for e-cigarette use.
February 3, 2020
Proposed legislation would snuff out a $215 million industry, yet, in 2019, 78.6 percent of Oregon 11th graders reported not using a vapor product in the 30 days prior.
February 1, 2020
Analysis of the vaping industry in the United States.
January 27, 2020
Analysis of the vaping industry in North Dakota, including economic data, state health department findings on vaping-related lung illnesses, youth e-cigarette use, tobacco retail compliance checks, and state funding dedicated to tobacco control programs.