Panel discussion 3: Science, regulation and morality
Science, regulation and morality
- United States of America
Lindsey Stroud is Director of TPA’s Consumer Center, which provides data and analysis to inform and assist policymakers when addressing consumer products. Stroud’s main focus is on providing up-to-date information on adult access to goods including alcohol, tobacco and vapor products, as well as regulatory policies that affect adult access to other consumer products, including harm reduction, technology, innovation, antitrust and privacy. Prior, Stroud was a state government relations manager at The Heartland Institute, and authored Tobacco Harm Reduction 101: A Guidebook for Policymakers in 2019, as well as Vaping, E-Cigarettes and Public Policy Towards Alternatives to Smoking in 2017, as well as hosting the podcast series Voices of Vapers. Prior to Heartland, Stroud worked as a staffer for state lawmakers in Minnesota and Virginia. In addition to her role at TPA, Stroud is the creator and manager of Tobacco Harm Reduction 101 (thr101.org) and a board director for the American Vapor Manufacturers Association and a Visiting Fellow at the Independent Womens Forum. Stroud received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Government from the College of William and Mary.