Alex Norcia

    Alex is Filter’s news editor. He previously worked as a reporter and copy editor at VICE, and has been published in The New York Times MagazineThe Columbia Journalism Review, The Los Angeles Times and The New Republic, among other outlets. He was also previously a freelance editorial consultant for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World; The Influence Foundation, which operates Filter, has received grants from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. He is currently based in Los Angeles.

    Global Forum on Nicotine Seeks to Accelerate Harm Reduction for All

    At a hotel in central Warsaw, hundreds of public health experts, consumer advocates for ...

    Juul Ordered Off the US Vape Market by the FDA

    On June 23, the FDA denied the marketing applications for Juul, which would pull ...

    The Nationwide Reach of Harmful Drug “Paraphernalia” Laws

    A new report published by the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, examines how ...

    Documents Shed New Light on the FDA’s Vape Authorization Plans

    Documents obtained by Filter provide insight into the Food and Drug Administration’s early planning ...

    Massachusetts Moves Toward a Fairer Marijuana Legalization Model

    On May 18, the Massachusetts House finally answered the calls of cannabis advocates, passing ...

    Criticism as Brian King Named Director of FDA Center for Tobacco Products

    Brian King, currently a higher-up at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

    FDA Accused of Spreading Misinformation at E-Cigarette Summit

    The annual E-Cigarette Summit in Washington, DC, is perhaps the most eclectic conference in ...