October 12, 2017
Lindsey Stroud examines a recent study's findings that the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems in place of tobacco cigarettes would save lives.
September 28, 2017
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
April 24, 2017
Connecticut residents may say “cheers” to a proposal in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s (D) proposed budget agenda.
March 30, 2017
Montana is considering a massive $1.50-per-pack increase on cigarettes and an increase on other tobacco products including vapor products.
February 20, 2017
Policymakers should be mindful of the extensive research that supports tobacco harm reduction and understand that bans, excessive regulations, or high taxes on e-cigarettes could encourage smokers to stay with more-harmful traditional cigarettes.
December 3, 2016
A new cigarette tax approved by California voters in November 2016 will take effect on April 1, 2017, increasing the state’s excise tax on tobacco cigarettes from 87 cents to $2.87 and adding new tobacco-related taxes to e-cigarettes.
November 1, 2016
RStreet's snapshot of the legal and regulatory climates for nicotine-vapor devices in 52 U.S. cities.
September 22, 2016
A health advocacy group is calling on New Mexico lawmakers to increase taxes on alcohol and liquor as a way to improve public health and bolster the state’s budget.
August 11, 2016
West Virginia lawmakers approved excise tax hikes on cigarettes and e-cigarettes in June to help patch a projected $100 million shortfall in the state’s budget.
March 1, 2016
Utah is considering three proposals aimed at regulating or taxing e-cigarettes and tobacco products.