Troutman Sanders tobacco team partner Bryan Haynes was quoted in a July 22nd New York television station WETM18 report titled “Sen. Schumer and FDA on E-Cigarettes.” The report deals with Senator Schumer’s call for child proof caps and warning labels for e-cigarettes, as well other proposals to regulate these products.

“The government should be encouraging this technology not discouraging it,” said Haynes. “If you were to tax e-cigarettes the same way as cigarettes, that really would discourage consumers from switching.”

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