Tobacco Harm Reduction

Publications

International Steamer World (s) – Issue 31/2019
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

From Interessengemeinschaft E-Dampfen:
[US] R Street: Tobacco Harm Reduction: Evidence Update
Dr. Carrie Wade has updated a paper on Tobacco Damage Minimization with the latest scientific…

, RealClear Public Affairs
Smoking Cessation
Chelsea Boyd & Carrie Wade & Steven Greenhut

From RealClear Public Affairs:
Tobacco Harm Reduction: Evidence Update
Carrie Wade, Chelsea Boyd, R Street
Bottom Line: The best evidence conclusively shows that e-cigarettes are far less harmful…

Tobacco Harm Reduction: Evidence Update
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

Concerns that aim to protect non-users are often more influential in driving policy changes than evidence that points to a benefit for smokers. And, this will only result in policies that aim to…

Letter to the Mayor of Boulder, CO on Harm Reduction
Steven Greenhut

Dear Mayor Jones,
I am writing in regard to Boulder’s proposed ordinance, which would ban the sale of flavored-tobacco products in Boulder, including most vaping products. I am the Western…

, Filter
Federal Court Ruling Threatens Smaller Vape Companies’ Survival
Chelsea Boyd

Smaller manufacturers of vaping products face a major obstacle to survival after the release a few weeks ago of long-overdue application guidelines for market approval. The guidelines could eliminate…

, Reason Foundation
Regulators are Getting Away With Mass Constitutional Violations
Caroline Kitchens

From Reason Foundation:

When all is said and done the Deeming Rule will wipe out most of the e-cigarette industry, leaving only a handful of companies standing, the majority of whom are…

, Heartland Institute
Tobacco Harm Reduction 101: A Guidebook For Policymakers
Richard B. Belzer & Brad Rodu

From the Heartland Institute:
In a 2017 Policy Study published by the R Street Institute, Associate Fellow Richard B. Belzer examined the potential financial impact to Medicaid costs in a scenario…

Reviewed Work: Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction Among Adults in the US Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health
Chelsea Boyd

A hallmark of science is reproducibility: if an experiment is conducted twice using the same methods, the result should be the same. In most epidemiologic research, reproducibility usually extends…

, Inside Sources
San Francisco’s Decision on Vaping Is at the Very Least Absurd
Carrie Wade

From Inside Sources:

R Street Institute, a public policy research organization, for example, ran a report in 2017 estimating the expected savings to Medicaid if people switched to e-cigarettes….

Reviewed Work: “Influence of Electronic Cigarette Characteristics on Susceptibility, Perceptions, and Abuse Liability Indices among Combustible Tobacco Cigarette Smokers and Non-Smokers.”
Carrie Wade

Although e-cigarettes are currently available on the market, for a variety of reasons, such as a lack of application guidance and unclear deadlines, no e-cigarette has yet been formally approved by…