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Safer-Nicotine Consumer Groups Have Almost No Funding Worldwide

Consumer organizations advocating for tobacco harm reduction (THR) are often underfunded, led by volunteers, and still successful, according to a…

February 2, 2023

FDA Authorizes More Heated Tobacco Products, Rejects More Vapes

On January 26, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized three heated tobacco products manufactured by Philip Morris International. The…

January 27, 2023

Taiwan Is About to Ban the Use of Nicotine Vapes

Taiwan looks set to become the next country in Asia to ban nicotine vaping products. On January 12, amendments to…

January 24, 2023

Appeals Court Reignites Triton Case Against FDA, Key to Flavored Vapes

On January 19, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered that the cases of Triton and Vapetasia, two US-based vapor…

January 20, 2023

Mexico’s Government Thinks Criminalization Will Stamp Out Smoking

If you thought Mexico’s drug war was only about illegal drugs like fentanyl or cocaine, you would be wrong. The…

January 20, 2023

How I Unexpectedly Came to Run a Vape Shop in Rural Wales

I came to live in this very small town called Lampeter, in the middle of the Welsh countryside, a few…

January 17, 2023

Johns Hopkins Call for Nicotine “Common Language” Falls Flat

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has just published a video, featuring Johanna Cohen, the Bloomberg professor of…

January 12, 2023

FDA Leaders’ Smoking Cessation “Care Package” Article Draws Fire

At the end of December, Robert Califf, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Brian King, the…

January 5, 2023

California’s Vape Flavor Ban Begins With Confusion, Enforcement Threats

On December 21, California’s nicotine flavor ban finally went into effect, a little more than a month after voters overwhelmingly…

December 22, 2022

Ball in FDA’s Court as Official Review Cites Its Chaos, Opacity Over Vapes

On December 19, the Reagan-Udall Foundation, an independent nonprofit tasked by Congress to help modernize the Food and Drug Administration…

December 20, 2022