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Gottlieb suggests a harmful tactic: banning vape pods

One of the latest jabs against the independent vaping industry comes, once again, from the mouth of outgoing Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott...

Siegel: The Lies told by the Tobacco Control Movement

In a blog published earlier this week, Siegel pointed out that careers in public health and tobacco control are meant to based on the...

Australian Report Explores a Regulatory Framework for Vaping

Earlier this week, the McKell Institute,  an independent, non-profit, public policy institute dedicated to developing practical policy ideas, published a report titled 'Legalising Vaping...

Most US Smokers Still Think That Snus is as Risky as Cigarettes

The study titled "Smokers' perceptions of risks and harm from snus relative to cigarettes: A latent profile analysis study", analysed the responses of 256...

Australian Study Links Availability of E-Cigs to Public Health Gains

The study titled “Potential country-level health and cost impacts of legalizing domestic sale of vaporized nicotine products”, was published in Epidemiology, and aimed to...

Vaping 21 Regulations Facilitate Cigarette Sales over Harm Reduction

Bills aimed at regulating, taxing, or prohibiting e-cigarettes are popping up in every state. In an article on the Heartland’s Institute Website, Lindsey Stroud...

Trump Proposes a “User Fee” on Vaping Products

President Donald Trump's budget proposal, wants to place a "user fee" on vaping products with the intention of generating approximately $100 million annually. The...

FDA Commissioner Pressured to Ban E-Liquid Flavours Before Leaving Agency

“I’m publicly calling on Commissioner Gottlieb to ensure the ban on kid-friendly e-cig flavors is enacted within the month before he leaves. Because a...

Popcorn lung claims resurface – and can vaping cause breast cancer?

State Senator causes outrage with ignorant anti-vaping rant A state legislator from Michigan has prompted a wave of anger from vapers after making a series...

US Congresswoman Proposes Bill to Ban E-Cig Flavours Nationwide

The most commonly used e-liquid flavours by adults in the US, are fruit/fruit beverage at 82.9%. DeGette’s office announced the legislation last week and it...
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