The state is prioritizing harm-reduction approaches for drug users. That's great. So why are lawmakers taking a maximalist approach to punishing smokers?
What was once a classic Silicon Valley success story has become the victim of an intensely ideological war on nicotine.
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Banning less harmful tobacco alternatives is not a way to improve public health.
After San Francisco approved a similar ban, teen smoking rates increased.
Instead of trusting the science, the FDA will treat adults like children.
Government and the media aren't paying attention to the relative benefits of vaping over smoking tobacco.
A bipartisan bill in Congress seeks to get the FDA out of the premium cigar industry.
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If public health scolds get their way, they will worsen the nation’s overcriminalization problem.
America's public health officials continue to undermine public health.
The winners in every battle over restrictions are the people who do whatever they please without regard for government officials.
Concord's ban on smoking and vaping in private apartments allows residents to take civil action against their neighbors for violating the policy.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors Passes Ban on Smoking Tobacco, but Not Cannabis, in Private Apartments
Violators face fines of up to $1,000.
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.
The great state of New Jersey idiotically compares vaping to jumping out of an airplane without a parachute.
E-cigarettes are under attack, but they are a safer way to consume nicotine than conventional smoking, says Jacob Sullum.
The legislation would also prevent those under 21 from purchasing vaping products.
Anti-smoking advocacy groups have a long history of exploiting shoddy science for political gain.
The city is banning e-cigarettes while actual cigarettes remain legal.
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Rep. Richard Creagan declares cigarette sales the moral equivalent of slavery and murder.
The Food and Drug Administration can't ban cigarettes outright. But the agency appears to be planning a workaround.
Same D.C. City Council Members Who Want to Lower the Voting Age to 16 Also Voted to Raise City's Smoking Age to 21
We'll trust teenagers with decisions about how to run the country, but not how to run their own lives.
Tenants are challenging a HUD rule that requires local public housing authorities across the country to prohibit people from smoking in their homes.
Bans of flavored tobacco products end up leaving smokers with few options for kicking the habit, and do little to improve public health.
New York's smokers would be hit with yet another prohibition.
A government for the children, of the children, by the children.
A proposal would allow the social consumption of cannabis.
If you want to vape, it has to taste terrible and cost full price.
Updating rules to include "the use of electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems" in national parks.
Denver voters rejected the idea that marijuana use should be confined to the home.
An analysis of data from nearly 2,000 counties finds no evidence that smoking restrictions produce short-term reductions in heart attacks.