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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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The Ongoing Debate Over What People Can Drink and What They Are Taxed

There is an ongoing debate over why states should have a stake in what residents are allowed to drink and how much they should be taxed. 

CAGW Staff July 22, 2020
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D.C. Soda Tax Could Give Taxpayers A Nasty Toothache

The D.C. City Council could approve one of the highest soda taxes in the nation.

Peter Klensch October 11, 2019
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Seattle Soda Tax Not Doing Too Well

While the rest of us were popping champagne to celebrate the arrival of 2018, Seattle greeted the New Year with a 1.75 cent per ounce tax on sweetened beverages.  It was needed, former Mayor Ed Murray once

Spencer Chretien January 11, 2018
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Second Hand Smoke

The California Assembly proposed Senate Bill 1400, introduced by Sen.

Andrew Nehring July 6, 2016

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