nicotine

The Rise of Synthetic Nicotine Risks Regulatory “Whack-a-Mole”

When Taylor Cage attends the Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) in Las Vegas every year, she keeps an eye out for…

August 4, 2021

“Alarmingly High” Number of US Doctors Think Nicotine Causes Cancer

More than 75 percent of US physicians wrongly believe that nicotine directly contributes to the development of cancer and cardiovascular…

August 3, 2021

How Can a Syringe Program Reject Harm Reduction for Smoking?

One day last year, when I was working as a medical case manager at the Colorado Health Network, which operates…

July 28, 2021

The WHO Emphasizes Its Mission to Destroy Safer Nicotine Alternatives

On July 27, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its eighth report on the global tobacco “epidemic,” highlighting the “need to…

July 27, 2021

Mexico Supreme Court Nixes Import Ban on “Heat-Not-Burn” Harm Reduction Products

On July 16, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that heated tobacco products (HTP), sometimes known as "heat-not-burn" products, will be exempted…

July 22, 2021

Brookline, Mass. Bans Tobacco, Vape Sales to Anyone Born in 21st Century

On July 19, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey approved a law in the town of Brookline that would prohibit the…

July 21, 2021

“I Rarely Vape Until Cocktail Hour”—Patt Denning’s THR Journey

Dr. Patt Denning has been a leading harm reduction advocate for over 30 years. A co-founder of the Harm Reduction…

July 15, 2021

Hundreds of Vape Companies Plead With FedEx to Reverse Delivery Ban

On July 12, more than four hundred vape companies urged FedEx to reverse a policy that prohibits the company from…

July 14, 2021

Why Ethan Nadelmann Has Unfinished Business With Drugs

Ethan Nadelmann founded—and for decades ran—the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), and is without question one of the most significant figures…

July 14, 2021

Washington, DC Council Votes to Ban Flavored Vaping Products

On June 29, the Washington, DC Council voted to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products—a designation that includes vapes as…

June 30, 2021