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May 12, 2022
By Paul Fisher
There have been times, most notably with the Roe v Wade case, where the holding was leaked but there are no prior cases where an entire draft opinion was leaked.
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Law
Constitutional Reform
February 8, 2022
By Samantha Fillmore
In this Research & Commentary, Samantha Fillmore examines a House Bill in South Dakota that would increase taxes on the gross receipts of all mamajuana sales in the state.
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Taxes
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Taxes
April 22, 2021
By Christina Herrin
In this Research & Commentary, Christina Herrin evaluates an Illinois Senate Bill that would ban flavored e-cigarettes.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
April 16, 2021
By James Agresti
The survey, commissioned by Just Facts, reveals that the vast bulk of voters have embraced false and harmful dogmas that accord with their political views.
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Government & Politics
Economy
March 25, 2021
By H. Sterling Burnett
Climate Change Weekly #392
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Climate Change
Environment
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
August 20, 2020
By Steve Goreham
Californians will experience the shock of rapidly rising electricity prices as more renewable energy is added to the power system.
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Energy
Climate Change
April 30, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
Robert Bryce’s latest book lays out a powerful case for treating electricity as a human right.
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Energy
January 21, 2020
By Edward N. Tiesenga, Carl A. Miller, and Sophia Pethokoukis
"Our research revealed Illinois legislators have acquiesced to a power grab by the federal and state judiciary."
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Government Spending
Law
January 21, 2020
By Billy Aouste
Week of January 13, 2020
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Environment
Education
Climate Change
Energy
Health Care
Government Spending
January 16, 2020
By Brandon Best
Legal marijuana continues to compete with its black-market cousin because of the time needed to establish a legitimate marketplace and the taxes on legal marijuana.
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Regulation
Taxes
January 16, 2020
By Heartland Staff
Analysis of the vaping industry in Oregon, including economic data, state health department findings on vaping-related lung illnesses, youth e-cigarette use, tobacco retail compliance checks, and state funding dedicated to tobacco control programs.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
January 15, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an interim rule that will allow farmers to grow and market hemp.
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Regulation
December 28, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Thousands of criminal convictions will be expunged, removing a barrier to employment.
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Criminal Justice
December 20, 2019
By Heartland Staff
CDC finds 56 percent of vaping-illness patients reported using the Dank Vapes brand of THC vaping products, which The Heartland Institute first identified as an illicit brand in August, 2019.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
December 20, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Legal, regulated vaping products aren't the problem
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Regulation
November 26, 2019
By Heartland Staff
83% of patients reported using THC-containing vaping devices, similar to findings in numerous state health departments including California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Minnesota, Oregon, and Utah.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
November 21, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Proposal would ban sales of all flavored electronic cigarettes and vaping devices in Suffolk County, New York.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
November 12, 2019
By Heartland Staff, Aaron D. Stover
Testimony before the Albany County Legislature regarding banning sales of electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products including menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
November 12, 2019
By Heartland Staff
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found vitamin E acetate in all 29 samples from patients with vaping-related lung injuries in 10 different states.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Health Care
Regulation
November 5, 2019
By Heartland Staff
The legislation would ban all flavors, including menthol, and target all tobacco products, including combustible cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 25, 2019
By Heartland Staff
o The Tennessee Department of Health is only reporting hospitalizations due to “e-cigarette use or vaping,” despite the CDC and other state health departments finding a majority of patients with lung illnesses recently vaped illegal THC-containing devices
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 22, 2019
By Heartland Staff
More and more young Americans are being hospitalized for side effects from so-called “vaping.” Or so the federal government wants you to think.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
October 21, 2019
By Heartland Staff
CDC finds 78 percent of patients with vaping-related lung illnesses reported using devices containing THC.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 16, 2019
By Heartland Staff
The Utah Department of Health found that 94 percent of patients diagnosed with vaping-related illnesses reported vaping THC-containing devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 16, 2019
By Heartland Staff
In a September report, the Connecticut Department of Public Health noted all interviewed patients reported vaping THC products. Later reports do not include information on substances Connecticut patients had vaped prior to hospitalization.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 15, 2019
By Heartland Staff
The ban goes into effect on October 22, will be in place for 120 days, and temporarily bans the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, including mint menthol, but does not include tobacco and marijuana flavors.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 10, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Unless you live under a rock, odds are you’ve seen countless, glaring headlines of American youth being hospitalized “due to vaping.”
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Alcohol & Tobacco
October 9, 2019
By Heartland Staff
In 2019, Massachusetts only spent 0.004 percent of tobacco moneys, including settlement payments and taxes, on tobacco control programs.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 7, 2019
By Heartland Staff
New York's flavor ban has the potential to eliminate a $1 billion industry in the Empire State.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
October 7, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Rhode Island's temporary 120-day ban on flavored e-cigarettes will shut down small businesses and restrict adult access to tobacco harm reduction products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Government & Politics
September 30, 2019
By Heartland Staff
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report finds nearly 77 percent of vaping-related hospitalizations are due to the use of THC products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
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
September 24, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Health departments in Connecticut and Utah have joined Minnesota, Oregon, and Wisconsin in linking vaping hospitalizations and deaths to THC-products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
September 23, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Testimony Before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee regarding proposals to address the youth vaping crisis in Illinois.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
September 10, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Recent proposal would ban flavors, not including menthol and tobacco, from all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
September 10, 2019
By Heartland Staff
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal to ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes is unlikely to reduce youth use e-cigarette use and her fearmongering campaign against THR products will likely lead to an increase in combustible use.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
Government & Politics
September 10, 2019
By Heartland Staff
At least two of the five vaping-related deaths have been linked to products containing THC. Policymakers should refrain from enacting legislation and policies that could further restrict adult access to regulated tobacco harm reduction products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
August 21, 2019
By Jeff Stier
When products could save lives, it’s important for people to be informed about those benefits, along with the risks.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
 

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