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.

    Newsom Vetoes Safe Consumption Sites in California

    On August 22, just hours before a deadline, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that ...

    Will Gov. Newsom Veto California’s Safe Consumption Site Bill?

    Physicians who treat people with substance use disorder in California are among those urging ...

    The FDA’s Early Plan to Expedite Open-System Vape Marketing Applications

    Documents obtained by Filter provide insight into how the Food and Drug Administration’s Center ...

    Vape Company Triton Loses Its Appeal Against FDA Denial

    On July 18, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied Triton’s petition to review ...

    FDA Begins Enforcement Over Synthetic Nicotine Vapes

    On July 13, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had sent ...

    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 ...