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Why China Could Revolutionize Global Tobacco Harm Reduction

China has just amended its tobacco monopoly law to include e-cigarettes, as Filter reported. This means that vaping products and…

December 6, 2021

National Drug-User Union Emphasizes Tobacco Harm Reduction

Cigarette smoking among people who use illicit drugs doesn’t receive much attention, despite the fact that this population has some…

December 3, 2021

China’s Decision to Regulate Vaping Products Has Global Implications

China revealed on November 26 that it would officially regulate vaping products under its tobacco monopoly law. The decision has…

December 2, 2021

Philly’s Addiction-Treatment Smoking Ban Ends, Leaving Bitter Taste

The horribly misguided smoking and vaping ban in Philadelphia’s city-funded drug treatment programs, including outdoor spaces, has finally been lifted.…

November 19, 2021

The WHO Gambled Behind Closed Doors With 200 Million Lives

Two United Nations Conferences of Parties (COP) took place last week—both with the ostensible goal of saving lives. But the…

November 16, 2021

Women’s Voices Among Those Absent at the Global Tobacco Control COP

Global tobacco control is deeply political, divisive, and reflects the prevailing gendered and other social hierarchies that influence policy and…

November 12, 2021

UK Will Send a Powerful Message by Allowing NHS to Prescribe Vapes

The UK has long been among the world’s leaders in tobacco harm reduction, and for years the country’s health authorities…

November 9, 2021

Congressman Sets His Sights on Unregulated Synthetic Nicotine

On November 8, Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Illinois), the chair of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy and a longstanding…

November 8, 2021

FDA Memos Reveal Its “Fatal Flaw” Rejection Plan for Flavored Vapes

There’s an ongoing theory about the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within the vaping community: The agency did not anticipate…

November 3, 2021

The FDA’s Vape Fiasco Will Perpetuate Smoking Deaths

What’s not to love to hate about the Food and Drug Administration’s non-decisions on nicotine vapes? We’re now almost two…

November 2, 2021