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Michael McGrady

Michael McGrady
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Michael McGrady is a columnist for Vaping Post's English edition. He is a critically acclaimed journalist with awards and recognition from across the industry. He was a finalist for ECigClick's annual vape awards in 2019 and 2020, a KAC Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Fellow in 2019, among other honours. He is also the host of Vaping Weekly, the Post's podcast. All articles express his own opinion and do not necessarily reflect the Editor's view.

As big tobacco companies support Tobacco 21 proposals, the vaping industry...

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Large tobacco companies have never been consistent when it comes to the acceptance of electronic nicotine delivery systems and other alternative nicotine products on...

Regulating alternative nicotine products isn’t an “all or nothing” game

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Working from a coffee shop in my home state of Colorado today, I saw a committee for the state's House of Representatives vote for...

The Department of Health and Human Services and vaping: A tale...

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Economist Bruce Yandle defined the theory of the "Bootlegger-Baptist" coalition. This theory is an economic term used to refer to the analysis and observation...

E-cigarettes aren’t the Marlboro Man

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is the U.S. government’s preeminent agency governing electronic communications, telephonic infrastructure, the internet, television, and radio. This agency’s regulatory...

FDA regulations prevent the sale of safer vaping products. This threatens...

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William Eric Brown, a 24-year old man of Tarrant County, TX, entered a vape shop seeking help from the clerks. According to an unnamed...

Vaping’s 2020 Quandary

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Update: Check candidates and their respective positions towards vaping for the 2020 U.S. presidential elections. Reflecting on the potential regulatory actions under the Food and...

Harm increases when a country’s culture, policy, and its economy doesn’t...

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Over 168 countries are signatories to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) treaty with 181 countries partied to...

The FDA hearing that wasn’t

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Public health advocates gathered at the Maryland campus of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on January 18th to discuss the implications of...

Congressional proposal would tax e-cigarettes aggressively

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Vaping taxation proposals are popping up all over the country as state legislatures and regulatory agencies navigate an industry that they can't seem to...

Where vaping is banned, smoking rates are high, and public health...

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Harm reduction advocates commonly argue the same point: Vaping is a viable means for cessation from combustible cigarettes. This is a true statement that...