Guy Bentley is the director of consumer freedom at Reason Foundation.
Bentley's research focuses on the taxation and regulation of nicotine, tobacco, alcohol, and food. Before joining Reason Foundation, Bentley served as a reporter in London and Washington D.C.
Bentley's work has been featured in The Washington Post, USA Today, Forbes, Time, Business Insider, The Daily Beast, The New York Post, and other publications in the U.S. and U.K.
Bentley graduated with a bachelor's degree in politics and international relations from the University of Nottingham and is based in Washington D.C.
Nicotine and Harm Reduction Newsletter – May 2019
California vapers are breathing a sigh of relief after a bill to ban all flavored tobacco products was withdrawn.
Nicotine and Harm Reduction Newsletter – April 2019
The vapor industry was subjected to an onslaught of attacks on both the federal and state level in the first quarter of 2019.
E-Cigarettes Not In The Same Category As Cigarettes
Adult smokers have the right to know there are safer alternatives.
Reduce Teen Vaping, But Don’t Worsen Public Health
Banning e-cigarette flavors in Connecticut would risk significantly reducing the important, proven health improvements e-cigarettes can deliver to smokers and society.
The FDA Is Hurtling Toward a Historic Mistake on E-Cigarettes
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is threatening "unprecedented" action against America's most popular tool to quit smoking.
Nicotine and Harm Reduction Newsletter – December 2018
The U.S. Surgeon General made an extraordinary intervention into the debate over e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction calling for vaping bans and higher taxes to stem the rise of teen vaping.
California’s Plan to Ban Vaping Flavors would Hurt Public Health
California legislators are proposing a bill to ban the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores and vending machines.
Nicotine and Harm Reduction Newsletter – November 2018
The Food and Drug Administration announced it would be taking action to combat the alleged epidemic of youth vaping.
E-Cigarette Flavors are Good for Public Health. Why is the FDA Cracking Down on Them?
The FDA's actions point toward further increasing the burden on e-cigarettes, while failing to embrace their full potential to save lives.