sin taxes
Aug 2018

Smoking is down, butt….

Jun 2018

CA Governor signs ban on new soda taxes?

Jazz Shaw Jun 29, 2018 8:01 AM

Ulterior motives

Apr 2018

Rhode Island sets the stage for Vaping Pirates

Jazz Shaw Apr 06, 2018 8:01 AM

They never learn that sin taxes rarely work

Jan 2018

In other words, not at all

Oct 2017

Repeal vote scheduled in a matter of weeks

Sep 2017

Lower sales, lost jobs, angry customers… perfect!

Aug 2017

Let the blame game begin

May 2017

Up in flames

Who could possibly have predicted this? (Except for everyone)

Apr 2017

Magical math

Mar 2017

The best laid plans of …. never mind.

Philadelphia soda tax leads to layoffs at Pepsi

Jazz Shaw Mar 05, 2017 3:31 PM

What did you think was going to happen?

Aug 2016

AP: 10,000 tanning salons got burned up by ObamaCare

Ed Morrissey Aug 22, 2016 10:31 AM

Democrat Fried Jobs.

Jun 2016

Defeat the menace of Big Soda

Apr 2016

If you elect her, don’t say she didn’t warn you

Mar 2016

It didn’t produce any positive results in the United States, but let’s give it a whirl across the pond, shall …

Jan 2016
Dec 2015

Good luck with that

Oct 2015

The return of the soda tax advocates

Jazz Shaw Oct 22, 2015 2:41 PM

They’re baaaaaaaack

We’ve been robbed of this chance

Jul 2015

Tobacco piracy quietly continues unabated

Jazz Shaw Jul 20, 2015 1:21 PM

Follow the money

Apr 2015

Decision point

Jan 2015

Sin tax follies

Take the money and run

Dec 2014

And yet you complain…

Eric Garner and the new tobacco road

Jazz Shaw Dec 04, 2014 4:41 PM

Building a culture of crime

Nov 2014

The War on Soda claims its first victory

Jazz Shaw Nov 05, 2014 8:01 PM

Take that, poor people

Oct 2014

The gang’s all here

US to skip Putin’s WHO tobacco conference

Jazz Shaw Oct 04, 2014 2:31 PM

Not voting present

Sep 2014

WHO still pushing to collect a global tobacco tax

Jazz Shaw Sep 13, 2014 2:31 PM

What a great plan, said nobody. Ever.

Aug 2014
Jul 2014

New York tobacco pirate heading for the big house

Jazz Shaw Jul 05, 2014 5:31 PM

Up the river

Jun 2014

Crippling a fledgling industry

May 2014
Mar 2014

A tobacco pirate king in Maryland

Jazz Shaw Mar 21, 2014 1:21 PM

Breakin’ the law!

Jan 2014

New plan – let the feds trace cigarette traffic

Jazz Shaw Jan 11, 2014 2:31 PM


Aug 2013

The great Minnesota tobacco exodus

Jazz Shaw Aug 27, 2013 8:01 AM


A sin tax scorecard

Jazz Shaw Aug 04, 2013 9:31 AM

No sale

Jul 2013

Buzz-kill: Denver proposes 5% tax on marijuana sales

Ed Morrissey Jul 10, 2013 9:21 AM

Things to pay in Denver when you’re baked.