Tobacco Harm Reduction

Publications

, Orange County Register
Politicians are still stuck on Prohibitionist policies
Steven Greenhut

Few explanations about the ultimate pointlessness of Prohibition are better than the one found in the 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival song, Bootleg: “Take you a glass of water, make it…

, The American Spectator
Building Back Cancer Rates
Steven Greenhut

There are so many reasons to oppose the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion Build Back Better legislation, not the least of which centers on the bill’s asinine name. Forget about the moniker’s iffy…

, Inside Sources
WHO Needs Reduction To Escape Unsuccessful “Quit or Die” Tobacco Strategy
Pritika C. Kumar & Stacey McKenna

Tobacco kills roughly eight million people around the world every year, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) has long aimed for complete eradication of…

, National Review Online
The Folly of the ‘Build Back Better’ Plan’s Nicotine Tax
Mazen Saleh & Pritika C. Kumar

In a move expected to generate an estimated $96 billion in funding for the president’s Build Back Better Act (BBB) agenda, lawmakers are considering a tax on nicotine that would increase the…

R Street Joins Coalition Calling on the Biden Administration’s WHO Delegation to Recognize the Value of Tobacco Harm Reduction
Mazen Saleh

Dear President Biden:
In January, the White House issued a “Memorandum on Restoring Trust in Government Through Scientific Integrity and Evidence-Based Policymaking,” in which you state “[i]t…

Harm reduction receives a boost after newest FDA PMTA designations
William Gray

WASHINGTON (October 13, 2021)—The R Street Institute welcomes the recent announcement from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products which authorizes the marketing of…

, RealClearPolicy
Harm Reduction Means a Freer, Healthier Society
Stacey McKenna

Over the past 18 months, the United States has been besieged by overlapping health challenges, stressing pockets of our health system to the point of failure and shining light on the need to balance…

Two More California Cities Preparing To Ban Flavored Tobacco and Vape Products
Steven Greenhut

From California Political Review:

In 2019, San Francisco Mayor London Breed signed into law a vaping ban, passed 11-0 by the county board of supervisors, on the sale of e-cigarettes and all…

A More Integrated Approach to Harm Reduction
Stacey McKenna & Mazen Saleh

Image credit: Mary Caroline

, Vapers Digest
Vapers Digest 29th September
Steven Greenhut

From Vapers Digest:

In 2019, San Francisco Mayor London Breed signed into law a vaping ban, passed 11-0 by the county board of supervisors, on the sale of e-cigarettes and all relevant…

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