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.
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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.
We found a lot of things to worry about over the past 10 years.
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.
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.