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Opinion – Top Tobacco Researchers: It’s Time to Re-Think Anti-Vape Policies

The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) published an article last month titled “Balancing Consideration of the Risks and Benefits of E-Cigarettes.” With 40 or 50 articles/research papers published every week on tobacco harm reduction, it is not surprising to see another commentary on e-cigarettes. However, this particular piece was co-authored by 15 past presidents of the Society for Research

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Opinion: Lawmakers Want the FDA to Remove Vaping Products From the Market Again

House Democrats have asked acting Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Janet Woodcock to remove all vaping products from the market during an ongoing product approval process, despite evidence showing millions of Americans have used these alternatives to stop smoking traditional cigarettes. “Flavored e-cigarettes are putting a new generation of kids at risk of nicotine

Health

Opinion – Public Health England Report: E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

A new report from Britain’s top public health organization adds to the growing mountain of evidence that vaping, e-cigarettes, and “heat-not-burn” alternatives are effective tools for getting cigarette smokers to quit, significantly lowering their health risks. The new evidence update recently released by Public Health England (PHE) also reconfirms that health risks from vaping are

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Public Health Expert: San Fran’s Vaping Ban ‘Makes No Sense’

A leading public health expert and anti-smoking advocate calls the San Francisco vote to ban smoking and vaping in residential apartments “the opposite of what we should be doing” to improve health outcomes. The San Francisco board of supervisors voted 10-to-1 to prohibit smoking of traditional cigarettes as well as vaping, but they exempted cannabis

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Opinion: The Double Standard for Nicotine and Cannabis

The U.S. House of Representatives may soon vote on a historic measure to end federal prohibition on cannabis. Ironically, just as the public and political leaders realize the folly of prohibiting cannabis, we are rushing toward a new prohibition with many of the same pitfalls. Prohibiting nicotine vapor is unjustified by all the science so

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