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Vape Bans Are Creating a Thriving Illicit Market

On a normal day, Nic Holden makes $150 selling liquid nicotine out of his car. For the past month, he…

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The Potential and Pitfalls of Providing Vapes to Incarcerated People

How much good can vaping do in a carceral setting? Smoking rates in prisons and jails across the United States…

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Safe Supply Pioneer Presents Vaping as Central to Harm Reduction

  "I am an accidental voice in the vaping world," began Dr. Mark Tyndall, a professor at the University of…

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Hong Kong’s Rejection of Vapes Ban Could Have Welcome Influence

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) has won an important victory. On June 2, the Hong…

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Giving Alcohol, Nicotine, Marijuana to Isolated Homeless People Is Harm Reduction

Seeking positives in current times can feel futile. But for drug policy reformers, there are a few. San Francisco and…

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In the UK National Health Service, Staffers Benefit From Subsidized Vapes

Vaping is perceived differently across the pond. Instead of portraying it as a trap to lure kids to a nicotine-dependent…

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How South Africa’s Coronavirus Tobacco Prohibition Backfired

For weeks, you couldn't walk your dog in South Africa. You couldn't go to the store. You couldn't jog for…

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PuffPacket: A Tobacco Harm Reduction Gadget, Despite Inventors’ Intent

  PuffPacket is a new device that gives vapers a wealth of information. The electronic gadget, which attaches to a…

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Coronavirus Drug Policies Echo Plague Scapegoating of the Past

Infectious waves of illness that flash flood through cities, regions and—rarely but occasionally—all continents, date back throughout recorded history. The…

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Anti-Vaping Zealots Find Opportunity in the Pandemic

“We have to seize this moment,” said Laurie Rubiner, executive vice president of the Bloomberg-funded Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. She…

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