Going Down in Flames

Dan Holler, our Communications Director, has a new column up on Townhall about how the federal government is regulating businesses; forcing them to shut their doors. He focuses on the cigar industry, which is about to get hit with massive regulations that threaten to decimate the industry and cost tens of thousands of private sector jobs:

“Those absurd regulations exist today in Canada, and some groups are pushing the FDA to follow that model, which would put premium cigar companies out of business, period. Just two years ago, Hav-A-Tampa closed its doors – doors that first opened in 1902 – and the city of Tampa saw nearly 500 jobs disappear because Congress increased taxes on cigars by 700% to pay for an unrelated health problem.”

You can read the full article here.

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