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American Lung Association Seeks to Suppress Harm Reduction Information

The American Lung Association, as you would expect, is eager to point out the dangers of cigarettes. It wants to…

October 2, 2023

France to Ban Disposable Vapes This Year in “Dangerous” Move

France is planning to ban disposable vapes, or “puffs” as they’re known in the country, by the end of the…

September 19, 2023

Bangladesh Poised to Be the Next Asian Country to Ban Vapes

Bangladesh is close to imposing a total ban on nicotine vapes, which have helped tens of millions of people around…

September 1, 2023

FDA’s Approaching Menthol Cigarette Ban Would Expand the Drug War

A national ban on menthol cigarettes is inching closer. This month, the United States Food and Drug Administration will publish…

August 21, 2023

Surge in Adult Vaping Underlines Our Harm Reduction Priorities

While youth vaping continues to dominate news headlines, adults who use vapes have been sidelined. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease…

August 16, 2023

Flavor Advice Boosts Chances of Switching From Cigarettes to Vapes

People are more likely to quit smoking through vapes if they receive help in choosing the right flavor for them,…

August 11, 2023

Venezuela Bans All Vape Products, in Latest Blow to THR in Latin America

On August 1, Venezuela banned vapes and heated tobacco products. Vape shops have been rapidly shuttering, with owners fearing penalties…

August 10, 2023

Watch: Denmark’s “Vaping Evangelist” Tells His Story

When I interviewed Kim Dabelstein Petersen in the back of an empty midtown-Manhattan coffee shop, he had just attended a…

July 31, 2023

Stigma and Misinformation Maintain the Devastating Toll of Lung Cancer

August 1 is World Lung Cancer Day. Although this is the 12th iteration of an annual bid to spread awareness,…

July 31, 2023

Nicotine Prohibition Is the Goal of Truth Initiative’s “Gamechanger”

Truth Initiative, a leading anti-smoking nonprofit, has released a report laying out its “strategy to move toward the end of…

July 20, 2023