House Democrats' proposed excise taxes could double or triple the price of some vaping products.
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Since the FDA Has Not Approved Any Vaping Products, All of Them Are Now 'Subject to Enforcement Action'
The agency's decisions so far reflect a bias against the flavored e-liquids that former smokers overwhelmingly prefer.
After San Francisco approved a similar ban, teen smoking rates increased.
Instead of trusting the science, the FDA will treat adults like children.
Undue emphasis on unproven risks to youth may have undermined efforts to control smoking, costing lives in the process.
Government and the media aren't paying attention to the relative benefits of vaping over smoking tobacco.
Legislators cannot have it both ways.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids railed against cops for enforcing the same kind of anti-vaping rule they help pass.
Dumb laws lead to police brutality.
Officials publicly congratulate themselves for protecting teens, but they know that they’re prodding young people to switch to cigarettes.
The pervasive anti-vaping narrative at the beginning of the pandemic had real consequences.
Further evidence that well-intentioned regulation of vaping products can have negative consequences for public health.
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Concord's ban on smoking and vaping in private apartments allows residents to take civil action against their neighbors for violating the policy.
To Protect 'Children' From E-Cigarettes, Congress Imposes New Restrictions on Everything Related to Vaping of Any Kind
The law bans mail delivery of vaping products and requires all vendors to comply with burdensome tax reporting rules.
Today's Deadline for Seeking FDA Approval of Vaping Products Means Small Businesses Have To Pray for Bureaucratic Flexibility
The industry's fate depends on the whims of an agency charged with deciding what is "appropriate for public health."
The study suggests that vaping raises your risk of catching the disease, but only if you stop.
The debate over flavored vapes really is a debate about whether adult smokers will still have access to products that could save their lives.
Bay State officials expect a new ban on flavored tobacco products to benefit illegal suppliers.
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Spending nearly 14 times as much on the CDC as we did in 1987 did not, apparently, help the agency combat the biggest disease threat America has faced in a century.
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While a Real Epidemic Raged, the Surgeon General Was Spreading Misinformation About Masks and Vaping
Jerome Adams clung to older, faulty narratives in the crucial early days of the coronavirus outbreak.
The CDC's Shift From Vaping to COVID-19 Highlights the Crucial Differences Between Real and Metaphorical Epidemics
The agency's scaremongering about e-cigarettes undermined its credibility on the eve of a true public health crisis.
Even in California, Nearly All Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Used Black-Market THC Products
A study in a state where marijuana is legal confirms the predominant role of cannabis products from illegal sources.
A new generation of marijuana prohibitionists is reviving old talking points with vaping products substituting for joints.
American Heart Association Journal Finally Retracts Study Implying That E-Cigarettes Cause Heart Attacks Before People Use Them
The journal's editors recognized the problem before publication, but the authors failed to address it.
8 Months Later, This Journal Still Hasn't Corrected Its Study Implying That E-Cigarettes Magically Cause Heart Attacks Before People Use Them
The Journal of the American Heart Association has responded to critics with nothing but boilerplate promises of scientific integrity.
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The vast majority of patients with vaping-related lung injuries who used cannabis products said they got them from "informal sources."
The great state of New Jersey idiotically compares vaping to jumping out of an airplane without a parachute.
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.
In response to intense opposition from vapers and the industry, the Trump administration has recalibrated its plan.
E-cigarettes are under attack, but they are a safer way to consume nicotine than conventional smoking, says Jacob Sullum.
The Wall Street Journal Blames Marijuana Legalization for Vaping-Related Lung Injuries, a Black-Market Hazard
The main danger to vapers is illicit cannabis extracts of unknown provenance and composition.
"There's no question public health would benefit dramatically if everybody switched completely to e-cigarettes."
As More Evidence Implicates Vitamin E Acetate in Lung Injuries, the Press Continues to Blame E-Cigarettes That Don't Contain It
The black-market additive showed up in lung fluid from 48 of 51 patients with "probable or confirmed" diagnoses.
The government and the press focus on newfangled contraptions instead of drug-related harm.
Draconian anti-vaping policies are ruining students' lives.