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Michael McGrady

Michael McGrady
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International public policy reporter and editorial writer for Vaping Post. American syndicated columnist covering public health care policy, foreign affairs, and technology. All articles express my own opinion and do not necessarily reflect the Editor's view.

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

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

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...

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

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...

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

Reflecting on the potential regulatory actions under the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed deeming rules and a plethora of local, state, and federal...

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

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

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

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...

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