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.
June 11, 2019
Proposed legislation would apply differing tax rates to e-cigarette products and require vape shops to be licensed by the state.
May 30, 2019
Proposed legislation in Massachusetts would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by $0.50, double the tax on cigars, and create a 75 percent wholesale tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
May 17, 2019
Legislation would increwould increase the cigarette tax by $0.25 from $4.25 to $4.50 per pack, increase the tax on cigars by $0.30 to $0.80 per cigar, and create a new 40 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
May 9, 2019
Proposal would apply a 75 percent wholesale tax on tobacco harm reduction products.
May 8, 2019
Multiple bills would increase cigarette tax by $2, apply a 95 percent wholesale tax to vaping products, and one bill would tax vaping products at two different rates.