Dan our Man in DC on the harmful campaign against vaping and e-cigarettes.
As a fiscal policy wonk, I’ve come across depressing examples of counterproductive tax provisions (health benefits exclusion, ethanol credits) and spending programs (the entire HUD budget, OECD subsidies).
But the folks who work on regulatory policy may get exposed to the most inane government policies (Fannie-Freddie mandate, EEOC rulings).
For example, consider how the government is undermining public health by going after e-cigarettes.
Meanwhile in Australia…