tobacco

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

FDA’s PMTA Process May Finally Have More Transparency

On April 15, a federal court judge said that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will have to report when…

April 15, 2022

Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Make US Debut in Chicago

On April 13, Chicago convenience stores began selling the first very low nicotine cigarettes to be authorized by the Food…

April 14, 2022

When Smokers With No Plans to Quit Try Vaping, They Often Quit Anyway

Smokers who did not intend to stop but nonetheless began vaping drastically increased their likelihood of quitting cigarettes, according to…

January 11, 2022

Popular Advocate Forced to Close Her Small-Town Vape Shop

For the past couple of years, Skip Murray has updated a Twitter thread every time a vape shop shuts down.…

January 5, 2022

Will the Drug Liberation Movement Make Room for Nicotine?

I recently came across a tweet from high-profile psychedelics researcher Matthew Johnson that took my by surprise: “Nicotine,” Johnson wrote,…

August 18, 2021

The WHO Emphasizes Its Mission to Destroy Safer Nicotine Alternatives

On July 27, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its eighth report on the global tobacco “epidemic,” highlighting the “need to…

July 27, 2021

Federal Bill Aims to Tax Vapes as Much as Cigarettes

On April 22, high-ranking Democratic legislators introduced a bicameral bill that would create the country’s first federal vaping tax. Senate…

April 27, 2021

Higher-Nicotine Vapes Seem Better at Helping Smokers Quit Cigarettes

A new study published in The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and most highly regarded peer-reviewed medical journals, suggests…

April 22, 2021