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Massachusetts Tobacco Flavor Ban Simply Shifted Markets

Massachusetts became the first state to permanently ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products in an effort to stop youth vaping and improve health.  The law just shifted markets.

Elizabeth Wright January 15, 2021
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Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

Thomas Schatz January 15, 2021
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Occupational Licensing Executive Order Will Benefit Utah Workers

Utah's new governor and lieutnenant governor signed an executive order requiring state agencies to review occupational licenses to ensure they are necessary and not outdated by June 30, 2021.  

Frances Floresca January 12, 2021
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PBMs File Complaint Against Unwise HHS Rebate Rule

Introducing more private competition will do far more to lower drugs costs for both beneficiaries and taxpayers. 

Elizabeth Wright January 12, 2021
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Gov. Andrew Cuomo 2020 Porker of the Year

Today, CAGW announced the results of its online poll for the 2020 Porker of the Year. 

Alexandra Abrams January 12, 2021
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A Bumpy Ride Ahead on Healthcare Policy

Boosted by their double win in Georgia for two Senate seats, the Democrats will control the legislative and executive branches of government. 

Elizabeth Wright January 8, 2021

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