vaping

San Francisco’s Vape Flavor Ban Saw More Teens Start Smoking

In the summer of 2018, San Francisco residents voted overwhelmingly to ban the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products (as…

June 7, 2021

At the US E-Cigarette Conference, a Reckoning With Loss of Public Trust

The future of tobacco control is up for grabs. Nowhere was this more apparent than at this year’s US E-Cigarette…

May 27, 2021

Why an Impending Flavor Ban in the Netherlands Matters for All Vapers

Back in June 2020, the Dutch State Secretary for Health, Paul Blokhuis, announced that he wanted to ban all non-tobacco…

May 25, 2021

WHO Reasserts Anti-Vaping Stance Ahead of World No Tobacco Day

As part of a campaign to mark World No Tobacco day on May 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) has…

May 19, 2021

Teens Who Vape Would Be Smoking If Vapes Weren’t Invented, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that teens who vape would probably be smoking cigarettes instead if vapes had never become available.…

May 18, 2021

Why Japan’s Huge Drop in Smoking Is a Story Prohibitionists Ignore

Nowhere on Earth has cigarette consumption dropped as rapidly as it has in Japan over the past few years. Just…

May 13, 2021

“END ENDS” Bill Would Cap Nicotine Levels in Vapes, Encourage Smoking

On May 7, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of Illinois reintroduced his END ENDS Act—a federal bill that would cap e-cigarette nicotine…

May 10, 2021

New Evidence Links “EVALI” Vaping Misinformation With Increased Cigarette Smoking

As kids went back to school in the fall of 2019, parents, educators, public health experts and lawmakers were growing…

May 7, 2021

Could Brexit End Up Boosting UK Tobacco Harm Reduction?

In June 2016, months before Donald Trump would win the presidential election in the United States, the United Kingdom narrowly…

May 4, 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