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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 15, 2019
Testimony Before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health
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.
Alcohol & Tobacco
July 11, 2019
Research & Commentary: Flavor Ban Restrictions Would Vaporize Tobacco Harm Reduction in California
Proposed legislation would require flavored e-cigarettes (other than menthol, mint and tobacco) to be sold exclusively at age-restricted retailers.
Alcohol & Tobacco
July 2, 2019
Testimony before the Albany County Legislature
Testimony before the Albany County Legislature regarding banning flavored tobacco products including e-cigarettes and flavored cigars and cigarettes from convenience stores.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
June 27, 2019
The Leaflet: Lawmakers Should Embrace Tobacco Harm Reduction Devices
Rather than restricting access to electronic cigarettes with regulations, taxation, and even prohibition, lawmakers should embrace their use as an effective smoking cessation tool.
Alcohol & Tobacco
June 17, 2019
Research & Commentary: Ohio’s Misguided Vaping Taxes Would Do More Harm Than Good
Language in 2020-21 operating budget would apply a 17 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
Alcohol & Tobacco
June 17, 2019
Testimony Before the Ohio House Commerce and Labor Committee
Testimony regarding the issue of Sunday liquor sales.

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Alcohol & Tobacco
July 15, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
July 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would require flavored e-cigarettes (other than menthol, mint and tobacco) to be sold exclusively at age-restricted retailers.
July 2, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Testimony before the Albany County Legislature regarding banning flavored tobacco products including e-cigarettes and flavored cigars and cigarettes from convenience stores.
June 27, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Rather than restricting access to electronic cigarettes with regulations, taxation, and even prohibition, lawmakers should embrace their use as an effective smoking cessation tool.
June 17, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Language in 2020-21 operating budget would apply a 17 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
June 17, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Testimony regarding the issue of Sunday liquor sales.
June 11, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposed legislation would apply differing tax rates to e-cigarette products and require vape shops to be licensed by the state.
May 30, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
May 17, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.
May 16, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
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.