Tobacco Harm Reduction


, Filter Magazine
Rise of Heat-Not-Burn Products Coincides With Decrease in Cigarette Sales
Media Coverage

From Filter Magazine:

“Heating tobacco at lower temperatures than combustible cigarettes allows nicotine to be delivered in ways that retain much of the ritual and experience of…

, Washington Times
The harmful hysteria about vaping
Carrie Wade & David Bahr

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently announced new tobacco-control measures that were, within minutes, greeted with adulation by everyone except, of course, that…

, Daily Caller
How the crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes makes it more difficult for smokers to quit

What do an adult desk-toy, fruity alcoholic beverages, and a death-reducing techno-gizmo all have in common?

All serve as examples of extreme government responses to popular consumer products…

, Truth On The Market
Increased e-cigarette regulation increases barriers to health
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

The Food and Drug Administration has spoken, and its words have, once again, ruffled many feathers. Coinciding with the deadline for companies to lay out their plans to prevent youth access to…

, InsideSources
FDA Commissioner Wants to Have It Both Ways on Vaping

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has rightly set out to get more people — particularly teens — to quit smoking cigarettes. However, recent FDA activity strongly…

R Street Coalition Letter in support of new Office of the Surgeon General report
Carrie Wade

 September 24, 2018

Office of the Surgeon General
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave., SW
Humphrey Bldg. Suite 701H
Washington, D.C. 20201

Dear Dr….

, Heartland Institute
Media Coverage

From the Heartland Institute:
A 2017 Policy Study by the R Street Institute analyzed a smaller number of Medicaid recipients switching from combustible cigarettes to e-cigarettes. Associate Fellow…

, HIVPlus Mag
Anti-vaping vote a set back for poz health
Damon L. Jacobs

On Tuesday, June 5th, San Francisco voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition E, which is intended to ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products for adults over the age of 21.

Included in this…

, Reason Foundation
State updates
Media Coverage

From The Reason Foundation:

South Dakota’s House of Representatives voted 45-21 against raising the smoking age from 18 to 21.
Georgia’s House Committee on Ways and Means voted 5-2 to…

, Washington Examiner
The FDA’s new tobacco plan leaves much room for improvement
Carrie Wade & Joel Nitzkin

Last July marked the first anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration’s Comprehensive Tobacco Plan, intended to weaken the desire for nicotine’s most dangerous delivery device: the…