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.
Discrimination, Bad Science, and Spying Neighbors Plague Unprecedented California Tobacco Law
Back in January, the city council passed an unprecedented anti-smoking ordinance that hands landlords arbitrary power over their tenants, targets the poor, and could actually harm public health.
Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco: The Next Wave Of A Harm-Reduction Revolution
A little-known tobacco technology, Heat-not-Burn (HNB), has the potential to slash smoking-related death and disease by appealing to the millions of smokers who've failed to quit using e-cigarettes and traditional nicotine-replacement therapies.
How Trump’s FDA Pick Could Make it Easier for Americans to Quit Smoking
Left unchanged, the FDA's controversial deeming rule could remove up to 99 percent of vapor products from the market giving a major boost to big tobacco companies, according to Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog.
How the CDC Masks the Truth about Smokeless Tobacco
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is misleading the public about the risks of smokeless tobacco in ways that are unethical and damaging to public health.
A Modest Reform Could Mean Life or Death for the Vaping Industry
The e-cigarette industry is on the edge of a cliff, with Food and Drug Administration rules threatening to wipe out 10,000 small businesses and remove 99 percent of vapor products from the market in just 18 months' time.
Hope for Vapers: New Bill Could Halt FDA E-Cigarette Prohibition
Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., introduced legislation in the House of Representatives on Thursday which, if adopted, could prevent the e-cigarette business from falling into a state of de facto prohibition.
New Tobacco Technology Offers Huge Potential for Harm Reduction
A new generation of "heat-not-burn" tobacco products could offer of a breakthrough for harm reduction, appealing to smokers where e-cigarettes and nicotine replacement therapies have failed.