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.
February 13, 2020
Proposed legislation would define and license "enhanced vapor products," as well as apply the state's tobacco tax to vaping products.
November 19, 2019
A slew of legislation aim to regulate and ban the sales of flavored e-cigarettes and menthol combustible cigarettes, as well as impose additional taxes on these products.
November 18, 2019
Legislation in the Bay State would ban flavored e-cigarettes, impose an excise tax on such products, as well as capping nicotine levels at 20 milligrams per milliliter.
September 24, 2019
Testimony Before the New Jersey Governor’s Electronic Smoking Device Task Force regarding adult use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices and solutions to address youth usage while maintaining adult access to such products.
July 26, 2019
"Tobacco Harm Reduction 101: A Guidebook for Policymakers" provides information to help lawmakers understand the tremendous health (and economic) advantages e-cigarettes provide.
July 23, 2019
This policy booklet aims to inform key stakeholders, including policymakers, about THR products, specifically e-cigarettes and vaping devices, while debunking many of the myths associated with e-cigarettes.
July 15, 2019
Testimony before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health regarding several proposals which would restrict flavors and nicotine levels, as well as enact a new excise tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
June 27, 2019
Rather than restricting access to electronic cigarettes with regulations, taxation, and even prohibition, lawmakers should embrace their use as an effective smoking cessation tool.
June 17, 2019
Language in 2020-21 operating budget would apply a 17 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.