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Michael McGrady

Michael McGrady
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U.S.-based public policy columnist for Vaping Post. American syndicated columnist covering public health care policy, foreign affairs, and technology. 2019 KAC Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Research Fellow. All articles express my own opinion and do not necessarily reflect the Editor's view.

Industry Group CEO: “Data certainly does not support” FDA regulatory approach...

Vaping Post’s Diane Caruana, our in-house wire journalist, recently wrote a briefing about the latest round of critique related to the U.S. Food and...

Vaping influencer marketing is misunderstood

Truth Initiative, a prominent tobacco control group in the United States, released a study about Juul-related posts on Instagram earlier this month.  “Findings reveal a...

Local governments and the adoption of prohibition policies against e-cigarettes

Last week the Board of Supervisors for the city of San Francisco adopted the first ever blanket ban on the sale, manufacture, and distribution...

When the war on youth vaping goes too far

A school district in Nebraska has announced that they will begin randomly drug testing their students for nicotine starting in the fall semester. Utilizing urine...

When public health becomes an ideology

Reported from Warsaw. The 6th annual Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) ended late last week with zeal and record turnout. I was one of...

The War on Drugs, Nicotine, and the Youth Vaping Epidemic

Tobacco harm reduction is a field of research but also an economic phenomenon that promotes the safer delivery of nicotine to addicted users. Products...

A failure to understand the vaping subculture could explain the rise...

Have you ever wondered if one of the lawmakers restricting e-cigarettes took the time to understand the product they are regulating? Have regulators ever...

The FDA was ordered to regulate e-cigs and vapes by a...

In the latest challenge against vaping, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is being forced by a federal court to vacate previous industry guidance...

The potential frivolity of the Juul class actions is alarming

For the past few weeks, I have gone over several of the class actions that have been filed against Juul Labs. As I read...

Access To Accurate Information About Nicotine Products Improves Quality of Life

Last month, the Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) announced that they found evidence of an “epidemic” of misinformation when it comes to consumers’...
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