January 12, 2022
Samantha Fillmore testifies before the New Hampshire Senate Ways and Means Committee on Senate Bill 314, a bill that would reduce the tobacco tax for “modified risk tobacco products” as defined and regulated by the USDHHS
January 11, 2022
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a Senate Bill in New Hampshire that would reduce the tobacco tax for “modified risk tobacco products”
October 14, 2020
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.
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.