April 2, 2019
New study finds proportion of adults perceiving e-cigarettes as harmful as cigarettes jumped from 11.5 percent to 36.4 percent and from 46.4 to 55.6 percent in two separate surveys, respectively.
May 1, 2019
Data from state and local-level surveys of high school and middle school students in Hawaii and Massachusetts find e-cigarette use increased after laws restricting tobacco products to 21 were put in place.
June 11, 2019
Proposed legislation would apply differing tax rates to e-cigarette products and require vape shops to be licensed by the state.
April 11, 2019
Across the nation, lawmakers seem stuck in a tragic game of whack-a-mole. The more they try to reduce youth vaping, the more they increase youth combustible cigarette smoking.
April 4, 2019
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.
May 16, 2019
Language added to the 2020-2021 Ohio operating budget would define e-cigarettes and vaping devices as tobacco products, as well as increasing the purchasing age of all tobacco products to 21.
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.
April 29, 2019
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.
April 23, 2019
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.