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New CDC Data Show Modest Rise in Youth Vaping, Spark Overreactions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) doubled down on what’s still being touted as a youth vaping “epidemic”…

October 6, 2022

Australia’s Experiment With Prescription-Only Vapes Has Failed

The Australian government’s medical, prescription-only model for nicotine vaping was introduced on October 1, 2021, and has been a resounding…

September 30, 2022

FDA Enlists Ex-FDA Leadership for Independent Review of Tobacco Center

On September 21, a two-month independent evaluation of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco center commenced amid concern from tobacco…

September 28, 2022

Juul Lawsuit Accuses FDA of Hiding Documents Key to Denial Decision

On September 20, Juul Labs filed a federal lawsuit in the US District Court of the District of Columbia, stating…

September 21, 2022

The Need for Tobacco Harm Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa must urgently embrace tobacco harm reduction, according to a new briefing paper published by Knowledge-Action-Change (KAC), a public…

September 19, 2022

How to Respond Sensibly to an Increase in Youth Vaping

For the past few years, the United States public health community has been amplifying irrational fears among certain sections of…

September 15, 2022

FDA Targets Unauthorized Vapes With Lawsuit Threats, Destruction Orders

On September 6, Brian King, the relatively new director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP),…

September 13, 2022

Extracting Juul Settlement Is About the Money, Not the Truth

Juul is back in the news, this time for tentatively agreeing to pay a whopping $438.5 million in a multistate…

September 13, 2022

New Paper Calls for “Middle-Ground” Approach to Vaping Regulation

Four highly regarded tobacco control scholars are calling for a policy agenda on e-cigarettes that balances curbing youth use with…

September 7, 2022

UK Program Will Pay People to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy

Pregnant people will be offered vouchers worth up to £400 (almost $500) to quit smoking in a pilot scheme in…

August 29, 2022