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Vaping Works Better Than Nicotine Patches for Pregnant Smokers

A new study published in Nature Medicine found that pregnant smokers were more likely to quit when using e-cigarettes than…

May 25, 2022

FDA Accused of Spreading Misinformation at E-Cigarette Summit

The annual E-Cigarette Summit in Washington, DC, is perhaps the most eclectic conference in tobacco control. Consumer advocates, vape shop…

May 19, 2022

Tobacco Bans in Our Prisons Are Rich Pickings for Me—and the COs

The first time the Georgia Department of Corrections tried to go tobacco-free was 1994. In the mid-'90s it was trendy…

May 5, 2022

FDA Announces Proposed Rules for National Menthol Cigarette Ban

The announcements have been years in the making: On April 28, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced proposed rules…

April 28, 2022

Vapes and Methadone: An All-Round Harm Reduction Story

Danielle Russell is a third-year PhD student at Arizona State University, and a co-investigator on a current study examining access…

April 28, 2022

FDA Authorizes NJOY Vapes in Its Biggest Positive Decision Yet

On April 26, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized several NJOY Ace vaping products. It is the most significant…

April 26, 2022

Mitch Zeller’s Legacy of Lost Tobacco Harm Reduction Opportunities

On April 8, Mitch Zeller punched the clock for the last time at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), retiring…

April 26, 2022

More Doctors Recommending Vapes—Due in Part to Patients’ Prompting

A study published April 15 in JAMA Network Open found that more and more US patients who smoke are asking…

April 19, 2022

Evidence Mounts That Cigarette Sales Surge After Vape Bans

State-level vaping bans are associated with increases in cigarette sales, according to new research. The study, published in the scientific…

April 7, 2022

Michele Mital to Become Acting Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products

Michele Mital, the current deputy director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), will become its…

March 31, 2022