Tobacco Harm Reduction

Publications

R Street Testimony on the National Youth Tobacco Epidemic
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

October 15, 2019

The Honorable Frank Pallone Jr.
Chairperson Chairperson
The Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee
2107 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable…

Where we stand on tobacco, nicotine and vaping
Carrie Wade & Eli Lehrer

If there’s one crystal clear conclusion that comes out of the last half-century or so of public health research, it’s this: smoking cigarettes is both addictive and exceptionally unhealthy….

Coalition Urges President Trump to Protect Adult Vapers by Keeping Flavored Products Legally Available
Carrie Wade

The Honorable President Donald J. Trump

President of the United States

The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, D.C. 20500

Dear Mr. President,

We urge you to preserve…

, Wikipedia
Construction of electronic cigarettes
Brad Rodu

From Wikipedia:

Brad Rodu (30 April 2014). “FDA regulation: Defining e-cigarettes as tobacco products”. R Street Institute.

, Urbane Cowboys
Episode 65: Vaping and Harm Reduction with Carrie Wade
Carrie Wade & Josiah Neeley

From Urbane Cowboys:

Carrie Wade, R Street Institute Harm Reduction Strategy Dirctor, joins us to talk about regulating vaping and explain the concept of harm reduction strategies.

Cohosted…

, The Meridian Star
Guest View: Vaping bans will only create a larger black market
Carrie Wade

From The Meridian Star:

A 2017 study by R Street Institute found that taxpayers could save $2.8 billion in Medicaid costs per one percent of enrollees over 25 years if users switched from…

Reviewed Work: E-Cigarette Use and Future Cigarette Initiation Among Never Smokers and Relapse Among Former Smokers in the PATH Study
Chelsea Boyd

The so-called “gateway effect” is the subject of much debate between supporters of tobacco harm reduction and tobacco control advocates. In the context of e-cigarettes, the gateway effect…

Vaping Bans Will Only Create a Larger Black Market
Carrie Wade

From Mississippi Center for Public Policy:

A 2017 study by R Street Institute found that taxpayers could save $2.8 billion in Medicaid costs per one percent of enrollees over 25 years if users…

, The Daily Leader
Vaping bans will only create black market
Carrie Wade

From The Daily Leader:

And there is a cost savings benefit from current smokers switching to the replacement devices. A 2017 study by R Street Institute found that taxpayers could save $2.8…

R Street Letter to the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on the Public Health Consequences of the Vaping Ban
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

September 24, 2019

 

The Honorable Diana DeGette                                      The Honorable Brett…