"I'm not saying my kid should get nothing," says Eric Beyer Jr.'s mother. "But to take an 18-year-old kid and put him in jail for longer than he's been alive?"
Young Adults Used Pot and Psychedelics in Record Numbers Last Year, While Adolescent Drug Use Fell Sharply
The results confirm that the ongoing collapse of marijuana prohibition has not boosted underage consumption.
The "epidemic" of adolescent vaping seems to be fading fast, and vaping is replacing smoking among adults, a harm-reducing trend that regulators seem determined to discourage.
Lawmakers claimed they were just banning marketing guns to kids.
The New York Times misleadingly claims that cases like the abortion sought by a 10-year-old Ohio rape victim "are not as rare as people think."
The overall prevalence of cannabis consumption among adolescents rose between 2017 and 2019 but has fallen since then.
Congress Should Not Legalize Marijuana, Marco Rubio Says, Because Black-Market Weed Is 'Laced With Fentanyl'
The Florida senator has a long history of defending prohibition, but it has not improved his arguments.
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The agency ignores downward trends in both kinds of nicotine use and obscures the huge difference in the hazards they pose.
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Part sequel, part reboot, it's a slasher-film hall of mirrors.
A new study of 915 childhood COVID-19 hospitalizations found that most involved underlying conditions.
Minimum wage laws priced young workers out of the market before the pandemic and may do so in the future.
Are Kids Stealing Because TikTok Made It Seem Cool, or Is the 'Devious Licks' Freakout Yet Another Adult-Led Moral Panic?
TikTok's "devious licks" trend has earned the company and its teen users plenty of scorn. But what's actually going on?
Cigarette sales rose last year for the first time in two decades, while a survey of high school seniors found they were vaping less but smoking more.
FDA Approves an E-Cigarette for the First Time but Still Seems Bent on Banning the Flavors Former Smokers Overwhelmingly Prefer
If teenagers like an e-liquid flavor, the agency seems to think, adults should not be allowed to buy it.
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The FDA Is Determined To Ignore the Decline in Underage Vaping Because It Weakens the Case for New Restrictions
The agency seems inclined to ban the vaping products that former smokers overwhelmingly prefer because teenagers also like them.
A new lawsuit challenges Minnesota's law requiring a person be at least 21 years old to carry a handgun.
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A blanket ban on medical procedures for minors is not a prescription for human liberty.
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Buttigieg doesn't realize that using the blunt force of government to forge national unity will forever disappoint.
For now, the FDA is targeting the vaping products that are most popular with teenagers. But the industry still faces a potentially devastating regulatory deadline.
The government and the press focus on newfangled contraptions instead of drug-related harm.
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.
Sexually scarring children with unnecessary strip searches to prevent them from committing misdemeanors
The distinction the presidential adviser draws between e-cigarettes and other vaping devices contradicts the FDA's understanding of its authority.
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.
Students should avoid e-cigarettes because they "have chemicals in them," a lesson warns.
Congressional Hearings Conflate Vaping With Smoking, Legal E-Cigarettes With Black-Market THC Products
Democratic legislators ignore the tremendous harm-reducing potential of smoke-free nicotine delivery.
The FDA Plans To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Based on a Nonexistent 'Epidemic' of Adolescent Nicotine Addiction
A new study indicates that heavy vaping remains rare among teenagers who don't smoke.
Compelling Testimony Against Michigan's Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes Highlights the Deadly Folly of the Vaping Crackdown
The real "public health crisis" is not underage vaping but the one that Michigan, New York, and the FDA are about to create.
As the popularity of e-cigarettes has exploded, smoking rates among high school students have reached record lows.
By dramatically reducing the harm-reducing alternatives to conventional cigarettes, the plan is likely to result in more smoking-related disease and death.
Michigan Governor's Reckless E-Cigarette Ban Relies on a Breathtakingly Broad Reading of Her Authority To Protect 'Public Health'
Gretchen Whitmer has unilaterally decided that Michigan smokers should not be allowed to buy flavored e-cigarettes.
That's the opposite of the fear underlying the FDA's crackdown on e-cigarettes.
Survey data contradict fears that underage cannabis consumption would rise after states allowed recreational use by adults.