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.

    UK Launches Independent Review to Look at Tobacco Health Disparities

    On February 4, the United Kingdom launched an independent review to study smoking-related health ...

    Court Lets Four FDA-Denied Vape Companies Resume Sales, for Now

    On February 1, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals granted four nicotine vape manufacturers—Bidi ...

    US Vaping’s Future Could Hinge, in Part, on the Triton Case

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals listened to oral arguments on January 31 about ...

    New Jersey Governor Signs Bills to Expand Harm Reduction

    On January 18, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed harm reduction legislation that will ...

    When Smokers With No Plans to Quit Try Vaping, They Often Quit Anyway

    Smokers who did not intend to stop but nonetheless began vaping drastically increased their ...