Alex Norcia

New Court-Ordered Cigarette Warnings Will Omit Harm Reduction

On December 6, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that tobacco companies would be required to post signs in retail…

December 9, 2022

Sweden’s Snus Success Story, as Country Nears “Smoke Free” Status

The Swedish government has officially confirmed that smoking rates in the country have dropped to 5.6 percent, setting up the…

December 7, 2022

Tobacco and Vape Companies Ask Supreme Court to Stop CA Flavor Ban

On November 29, R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco and vapor companies filed an emergency application for writ of injunction with…

December 2, 2022

Older Adults Who Smoke Are Typically “Forgotten”

A new paper, published in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), argues that older adults who smoke are “forgotten,”…

November 29, 2022

“High Certainty” Evidence That Vapes Are Better Quitting Aids Than NRT

Cochrane, a research institute considered something of a benchmark in evidence-based public health interventions, has released an updated review that…

November 22, 2022

Charting the History and Future of Tobacco Harm Reduction

On November 15, Knowledge-Action-Change (KAC), a public health group in the United Kingdom, published its latest Global State of Tobacco…

November 15, 2022

California Votes to Ban Sales of Almost All Flavored Nicotine Products

California residents voted in the November 8 midterm elections to ban the sale of almost all flavored nicotine products, as…

November 9, 2022

CA Voters May Pass Nicotine Flavor Ban Bankrolled by Bloomberg

On November 8, California residents will vote on a ballot measure to prohibit the sale of flavored nicotine products. A…

November 3, 2022

Juul Calls FDA Rejection “Substantively Flawed” in Combative Appeal

On October 21, Juul Labs published its administrative appeal of the marketing denial order (MDO) issued by the Food and…

October 24, 2022

FDA Targets Small Vape Companies With Permanent Injunctions

On October 18, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that they had filed…

October 19, 2022