Local Lawmakers Left Red Faced After Failure Of E-Cigarette Tax
The Daily Caller discusses regulations on electronic cigarettes with Michelle Minton.
Competitive Enterprise Institute Fellow Michelle Minton was a strong critic of a Utah bill that would’ve slapped an 86 percent tax on e-cigarettes and raise the vaping age to 21.
“Adult human beings walking around the world between the ages of 18 and 21 who are currently addicted to traditional cigarettes and could make the switch over to electronic cigarettes,” Minton told TheDCNF in February.
“They are trying to legally block that path, not by making it more expensive, but just preventing them from using this option. It boggles the mind that they would do this to adult citizens trying to quit smoking.”
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