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Alcohol & Tobacco
October 16, 2019
Research & Commentary: Utah Department of Health Links More Than 90 Percent of Vaping Hospitalizations to THC, Still Restricts Access to Tobacco Harm Reduction Products
The Utah Department of Health found that 94 percent of patients diagnosed with vaping-related illnesses reported vaping THC-containing devices.
Alcohol & Tobacco
October 16, 2019
Research & Commentary: Connecticut Health Department Lacks Transparency When Reporting Vaping-Related Hospitalizations
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.
Alcohol & Tobacco
October 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Montana’s Premature Flavor Ban Ignores Harm Reduction, Unlikely to Reduce Recent Vaping-Related Hospitalizations
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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Energy
October 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Fracking Boom Lowered Crime From North Dakota Residents
22 Percent Per Capita Reduction In The Bakken Region
Health Care
October 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Oklahoma Should Reform, Not Expand, SoonerCare
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid reform, Medicaid expansion, and how states can use the waiver process to bring positive change to their Medicaid programs.
Taxes
October 11, 2019
Research & Commentary: Utah Studies New Method for Transportation Funding
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses gas taxes, Utah's efforts to improve transportation funding, and why gas taxes are an ineffective, regressive form of taxation that leave transportation systems shortchanged.

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October 16, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
The Utah Department of Health found that 94 percent of patients diagnosed with vaping-related illnesses reported vaping THC-containing devices.
October 16, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
October 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
22 Percent Per Capita Reduction In The Bakken Region
October 15, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
October 15, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid reform, Medicaid expansion, and how states can use the waiver process to bring positive change to their Medicaid programs.
October 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses gas taxes, Utah's efforts to improve transportation funding, and why gas taxes are an ineffective, regressive form of taxation that leave transportation systems shortchanged.
October 11, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed gas tax increase in Minnesota that could increase gas prices in the state by 13 to 15 cents per gallon to cover infrastructure improvements.
October 11, 2019
By Benny Peiser, Ph.D.
Because the IPCC's recent claim the oceans were warming much faster than previously estimated were based upon two flawed studies, that claim should be retracted.
October 10, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Two state agencies in Oregon are currently determining rules to enforce a temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products.
October 10, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Washington state's ban on flavored vaping products goes into effect October 10 and will close down numerous small businesses.