tobacco

Tobacco and Vape Companies Ask Supreme Court to Stop CA Flavor Ban

On November 29, R.J. Reynolds and other tobacco and vapor companies filed an emergency application for writ of injunction with…

December 2, 2022

The Stigmatization of Smoking Is Not Harm Reduction

Smoking has been stigmatized for some time. Once it was normal for idolized film actors, philosophers and writers to be…

November 1, 2022

I’m 79 and in Prison. Cigarettes Have Shaped My Life.

Tobacco settles the nerves, relaxes the body, quiets the mind. A mild, pleasant high. I'm not making any scientific or…

August 16, 2022

The EU’s Bizarre Plan to Beat Cancer by Protecting Cigarette Sales

It was widely reported at the end of June that the European Commission, the European Union’s executive branch, is proposing…

July 13, 2022

Authorizing Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Is Short-Sighted

In a surprising decision at the end of 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted a new tobacco company,…

June 14, 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

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