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Opinion

Opinion: Not Much Hope for New Tobacco Director – Inside Sources

It was recently announced that Dr. Brian King would lead the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products. The center’s previous director retired in April, and an acting director is in place until King takes over in July. King is the wrong choice and the FDA needs reforms, especially concerning its funding and regulation of tobacco products. While other centers

Politics

Congress Wastes Millions More, Turns Back on Moms – Rep. Paul Gosar

Image by joffi from Pixabay There’s been a severe national shortage on baby formula that Joe Biden and his dilettante administrators have known about for seven months but ignored. They created this problem and appear to not care less about it. The shortage was caused by a formula recall of a nutrition formula plant dating

Biden Administration

Biden picks ex-FDA chief Robert Califf to again lead agency

President Joe Biden on Friday chose Dr. Robert Califf, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner and prominent medical researcher, to again lead the powerful regulatory agency. Califf’s nomination comes after months of concern that the agency near the center of the government’s COVID-19 response has lacked a permanent leader. More than a half-dozen names

Opinion

Opinion: In the Era Of Fake News, FDA Is Contributing to the Epidemic

Mathematician Jacob Bronoski once said, “No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.” Unfortunately, in the last six years, I have spent advocating for the life-saving capabilities of vapor products when used by adult smokers as a less harmful alternative, I have experienced this first hand in many ways

Opinion

Opinion: Banning Bad Behavior Feels Good — But Does It Work?

The FDA recently announced it is working toward banning menthol cigarettes and flavored mass-produced cigars. The reaction to the menthol ban broke down along familiar lines. Some people are in favor, believing the ban will improve health outcomes of certain groups who tend to use these products. According to the Center for Disease Control, 85 percent

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