nicotine

Smoking Deaths Sidelined in Biden’s State of the Union Address

President Joe Biden was set to announce in his February 7 State of the Union (SOTU) address how he’d lead…

February 8, 2023

Safer-Nicotine Consumer Groups Have Almost No Funding Worldwide

Consumer organizations advocating for tobacco harm reduction (THR) are often underfunded, led by volunteers, and still successful, according to a…

February 2, 2023

FDA Authorizes More Heated Tobacco Products, Rejects More Vapes

On January 26, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized three heated tobacco products manufactured by Philip Morris International. The…

January 27, 2023

Taiwan Is About to Ban the Use of Nicotine Vapes

Taiwan looks set to become the next country in Asia to ban nicotine vaping products. On January 12, amendments to…

January 24, 2023

Appeals Court Reignites Triton Case Against FDA, Key to Flavored Vapes

On January 19, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered that the cases of Triton and Vapetasia, two US-based vapor…

January 20, 2023

“Next Time It Could Be You”—The McCarthyism in Tobacco Control

At the end of November, an extraordinary episode caused outrage: the expulsion of Karl Erik Lund from a conference on…

January 19, 2023

How I Unexpectedly Came to Run a Vape Shop in Rural Wales

I came to live in this very small town called Lampeter, in the middle of the Welsh countryside, a few…

January 17, 2023

Johns Hopkins Call for Nicotine “Common Language” Falls Flat

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has just published a video, featuring Johanna Cohen, the Bloomberg professor of…

January 12, 2023

FDA Leaders’ Smoking Cessation “Care Package” Article Draws Fire

At the end of December, Robert Califf, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Brian King, the…

January 5, 2023

The Biggest Tobacco Harm Reduction Battles to Come in 2023

United States tobacco control did not have an easy 2022. So much turmoil has come and gone this past year…

December 29, 2022