Plus: perpetual "scope creep" of the welfare state
The proposed rule, which targets the cigarettes that black smokers overwhelmingly prefer, will harm the community it is supposed to help.
A spending bill provision would redefine "tobacco products" to include products that have nothing to do with tobacco.
Higher cigarette taxes will fuel greater black-market activity and more confrontations with the police.
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A bipartisan bill in Congress seeks to get the FDA out of the premium cigar industry.
Legislators cannot have it both ways.
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This is the same agency that cost thousands of lives with its botched vaccine rollout.
The winners in every battle over restrictions are the people who do whatever they please without regard for government officials.
A bill under consideration by the city's Board of Supervisors would ban smoking in private dwellings located in apartment buildings with three or more units.
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We've got a lot of problems with you people.
More than half of cigarettes consumed in the state are smuggled from elsewhere, thanks to high taxes.
The government and the press focus on newfangled contraptions instead of drug-related harm.
Public Health Scholars Warn: 'Prohibitionist' E-Cigarette Policies Undermine a 'Tremendous' Harm Reduction Opportunity
The Science article is a wake-up call for people who claim to be concerned about smoking-related disease and death.
Although Teenagers Are 80% Less Likely to Smoke Than They Were in 1999, the CDC Insists No Progress Has Been Made
The agency’s indifference between smoking and vaping is scientifically indefensible.
As the FDA Prepares to Ban E-Cigarette Flavors, the Government's Own Data Contradict Wild Claims About Adolescent Nicotine Addiction
The ban's supporters falsely claim that "a whole generation of young people" is "addicted to these products."
An analysis of survey data finds that pre-existing differences entirely explain the association between e-cigarette use and current smoking among teenagers.
Pantaleo's lawyer says it’s “arbitrary and capricious” to fire a cop for choking a guy over black market cigarettes.
The Belated Approval of a Harm-Reduction Claim for Smokeless Tobacco Highlights the Potentially Deadly Impact of FDA Censorship
The FDA finally has agreed to allow a mild statement about the relative hazards of snus and cigarettes.
"Vaping is a health miracle to me," said ex-smoker Vicki Porter. "Not safe, but less harmful."
His death resulted from a violent confrontation that never should have happened.
The same federal agency that has led a crackdown on vaping is now trying to make smoking even less appealing.
Chanters demand NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo's firing.
A study suggesting that e-cigarettes double the risk of a heart attack ignored crucial information on timing.
Wednesday marks five years since an officer’s deadly chokehold was captured on video.
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Even as the FDA continues to crack-down on vaping, it appears ready to allow snus to be sold as what it is: a safer alternative to smoking.
Republican Senator Pitches Weird Conspiracy Theory About Weed Legalization, Menthol Cigarettes, and the FDA
Sen. Richard Burr raises an interesting point about onerous regulation, but his argument is baffling.
Styrofoam bans, cigarette restrictions, and Uber taxes are just some of the regulations New Yorkers will have to contend with in 2019.
The city's Staple Food Ordinance mandates that stores carry products customers don't want.
High tobacco taxes neither raise revenue nor discourage smoking.
People will find sources for what they want no matter what presumptuous regulators say.
Everything we do entails risk. The question is our tolerance for it.