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.
We found a lot of things to worry about over the past 10 years.
The court was correct to reject most of the arguments, but was too dismissive of the First Amendment concerns.
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.
This Was the Decade When Politicians Stopped Panicking About Marijuana and Started Panicking About Nicotine
Despite notable progress in policies regarding pot and psychedelics, the war on drugs always finds new targets.
A new review essay in Science warns of the dangers of prohibitionist thinking
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.
Study Finds Nearly All Minnesota Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Used Illegal THC Products Containing Suspect Additive
Although the CDC is now emphasizing the potential hazards of vitamin E acetate, it continues to warn the public about e-cigarettes that don't contain it.
The House is simultaneously advancing bills that would legalize marijuana and ban the vast majority of vaping products.
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The bill, which the state House passed yesterday, says police may seize vehicles in which they find untaxed vaping products.
A pending ban on flavored nicotine vaping products would destroy most of their industry warn vaping advocates.
The CDC found vitamin E acetate in all 29 samples of lung fluid it analyzed.
The distinction the presidential adviser draws between e-cigarettes and other vaping devices contradicts the FDA's understanding of its authority.
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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.
CDC Says Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Overwhelmingly Involve Black-Market THC Products, but It's Still Warning People to Avoid E-Cigarettes
In cases where the information was known, just 11 percent of patients said they had vaped only nicotine.
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Students should avoid e-cigarettes because they "have chemicals in them," a lesson warns.
A new poll suggests it does—and campaign officials agree, leading the administration to consider exempting more flavors.
The company says it will sell only tobacco, mint, and menthol pods unless and until the FDA officially approves other varieties.
Mick Mulvaney Confirms, Then Denies That Trump Withheld Military Aid to Ukraine To Compel the Country to Investigate Democrats
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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.
Anti-smoking advocacy groups have a long history of exploiting shoddy science for political gain.
High taxes and tight restrictions have handed huge chunks of the tobacco market to criminal networks. Why would vaping be any different?
Vague lung disease warnings tar harm-reducing e-cigarettes while obscuring the role of black-market cannabis products.
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