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October 14, 2020
By Heartland Staff
Testimony before the Phoenix City Council regarding a potential city ordinance that would place a ban on flavored nicotine products and flavored tobacco products in Phoenix.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 4, 2020
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
February 13, 2020
By Heartland Staff
Proposed legislation would define and license "enhanced vapor products," as well as apply the state's tobacco tax to vaping products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
Taxes
November 19, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
Taxes
November 18, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
Regulation
September 24, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
July 26, 2019
By Heartland Staff
"Tobacco Harm Reduction 101: A Guidebook for Policymakers" provides information to help lawmakers understand the tremendous health (and economic) advantages e-cigarettes provide.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 23, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
Taxes
July 15, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
Taxes
June 27, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Rather than restricting access to electronic cigarettes with regulations, taxation, and even prohibition, lawmakers should embrace their use as an effective smoking cessation tool.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
Taxes
Health Care
June 17, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Language in 2020-21 operating budget would apply a 17 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
June 11, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposed legislation would apply differing tax rates to e-cigarette products and require vape shops to be licensed by the state.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
May 30, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
May 17, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
May 9, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposal would apply a 75 percent wholesale tax on tobacco harm reduction products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
May 8, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 29, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposal would ask voters to consider a cigarette tax increase to $2.59 per pack, and a newly created 62 percent wholesale tax on nicotine products, including e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 23, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposed bill would apply a 60 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 23, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposed legislation would increase the state's excise tax on cigarettes to $3.50 per pack and apply an 81 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 23, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Legislation would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by $1.50 to $3.50 per pack, and apply an 81 percent wholesale tax to e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 22, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Legislation would apply a 71 percent floor tax to vaping products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 5, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposal to increase the state's excise tax on alcohol products would have minimal effect on reducing suicides and domestic violence and would disproportionately impact lower-income persons.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 4, 2019
By Heartland Staff
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.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
April 4, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposed legislation would apply a 36 percent wholesale tax to e-cigarette products, regardless of nicotine content.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 28, 2019
By Heartland Staff
In this testimony before the Indiana Senate Appropriations Committee, Lindsey Stroud argues against a proposed four cents per milliliter tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 26, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Bill would apply a 30 percent excise tax on e-cigarettes and vaping products, as well as requiring retailers to pay a tax on existing inventory by July 1, 2019.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 22, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Legislation would add a 20 percent special excise tax on cigarette products and apply the state's privilege tax to e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
March 14, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposals in the Granite State would apply a 65 percent tax to e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 25, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Legislation would apply a 95 percent tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 22, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposal would increase the tax on beer by 345 percent, the tax on wine not from farm wineries by 1,032 percent, and the tax on distilled spirits by 227 percent in an effort to provide property tax relief.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 22, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Legislation aims to apply a 35 percent wholesale tax to electronic cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 21, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposal to increase the state's tobacco tax and create a vaping tax disproportionately impacts lower income Nebraskans and is a disservice to public health,
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 20, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposal to add a 68 percent tax to vaping products is a disservice to tobacco harm reduction.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 19, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Less than 10 percent of revenue generated by tax will go toward tobacco prevention and education.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 15, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposed increase in the excise tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products is regressive, fosters black markets and negatively impacts the public health gains tobacco harm reduction products provide.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
February 5, 2019
By Heartland Staff
A 92 percent wholesale tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices will greatly hurt tobacco harm reduction efforts in Vermont.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
January 30, 2019
By Heartland Staff, Lennie Jarratt
Testimony before the Colorado House Health & Insurance Committee regarding the issue of local governments regulating tobacco and nicotine products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
January 18, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says barns rented for weddings and other events require liquor licenses.
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Regulation
Regulation
Alcohol & Tobacco
December 22, 2018
By Brad Schimel
'Wedding Barn' Rentals Require Liquor Licenses
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
September 20, 2018
By Heartland Staff
In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud argues the merits to a proposal to replace New Jersey's current tax on liquid nicotine in e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
 

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