Tobacco Harm Reduction

Publications

Examining the trajectory from dual use to harm reduction
Carrie Wade

A review of: Sabeeh Baig and Daniel Giovenico, “Behavioral heterogeneity among cigarette and e-cigarette dual-users and associations with future tobacco use: Findings from the Population Assessment…

In OPPOSITION to HB 2457, “Relating To The Youth Vaping Epidemic”
Anthony Lamorena

Testimony from:
Anthony Lamorena, Government Affairs Associate, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to HB 2457, “RELATING TO THE YOUTH VAPING EPIDEMIC”
March 11, 2020
Senate Commerce, Consumer…

, Tech Policy Podcast
#264: Is the WHO Blowing Smoke about Vaping Dangers?
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

From Tech Policy Podcast:

E-cigarettes have provided an important harm-reduction tool in lessening the health hazards of smoking. Despite this, many government agencies and public health…

In OPPOSITION to HB 5020, “AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PUBLIC HEALTH.”
Chelsea Boyd

Testimony from:
Chelsea Boyd, Harm Reduction Policy Research Associate, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to HB 5020, “AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PUBLIC…

Virginia Should Not Raise Taxes On Tobacco Products Or Levy New Taxes On Tobacco Harm Reduction Products
Carrie Wade

From The Heartland Institute:

For example, State Budget Solutions estimated Medicaid savings could have amounted to $48 billion in 2012 had smokers enrolled in Medicaid switched to e-cigarettes….

R Street letter to House of Representatives on HR 2339
Chelsea Boyd & Carrie Wade

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Minority Leader McCarthy and Members of the House of Representatives,

The R Street Institute – a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization focused on…

In Opposition to Bill 23-0453, “Flavored Electronic Smoking Device Prohibition Amendment Act of 2019.”
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

Testimony from:
Carrie Wade, Director of Harm Reduction Policy, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to Bill 23-0453, “Flavored Electronic Smoking Device Prohibition Amendment Act…

Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications for VLNTM King and VLNTM Menthol King, Combusted, Filtered Cigarettes Submitted by 22nd Century Group Inc. Docket No. FDA-2019-N-0994
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

To Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn:

I write to you on behalf of the R Street Institute, a Washington-based nonprofit public policy research organization dedicated to free markets and real solutions….

Letter to House Energy & Commerce Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee regarding e-cigarette manufacturers’ impact on public health
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

Chairperson DeGette, Ranking Member Guthrie and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for creating an opportunity for the country’s largest e-cigarette manufacturers to provide detailed…

Opposition to House Bill 4078
Steven Greenhut

Dear Rep. Salinas,

The R Street Institute is writing to oppose House Bill 4078, which creates an emergency law prohibiting the remote sales of vaping systems. R Street is a Washington, D.C.-based…