Scott Gottlieb is no dummy, but he has no history combating infectious diseases and spent his time as head of the FDA devoted to stoking panic.
President Trump called for the Food and Drug Administration to lose its authority to regulate tobacco products in his budget request unveiled on Monday.
The FDA’s failures are a result of too much regulatory dithering and bureaucracy. Yet the Times’ prescriptions for change would just increase the dose.
Manufactured hysteria about the use of electronic cigarettes is perpetuating a public health crisis more severe than the one it seeks to address.
The White House had been gearing up to finalize details of a ban on flavored e-cigarette products for two months but now seems to be taking a new direction.
In a letter sent to the president on Wednesday, Johnson argues that the new guidance would be devastating to local small businesses and public health.
It does not make sense why President Trump sees vaping as a unique evil that deserves to be disproportionately regulated.
Many fear that the administration crack-down on electronic cigarettes will have far greater consequences for public health than addicting teens.
Until recently, I was the White House public health policy advisor to President Trump, hearing Juul’s grandiose claims of being a global white-hat on a mission to save the world from Big Tobacco.
During a hearing on e-cigarettes, Rashida Tlaib began attacking Vicki Porter, a ‘conservative Marxist’ advocating for the continued legalization of vaping.
The media is trumping up a fake national health crisis, but the only thing vaping poses an existential threat to is the tobacco industry’s business model.
Teens aren’t vaping because of flavors. They are vaping because of nicotine. And the vape industry should stop playing dumb about it.
The truth is, one Juul pod is not equivalent to one pack of cigarettes. And building a vaping prevention campaign around this message is dishonest and misleading.
Michigan’s Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer invoked her executive authority Wednesday to make her state the first to ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes.
A Nebraska school district has decided to randomly drug test students to find out if they’re Juuling. Nanny state meddling won’t help anyone, though.
Scott Gottlieb is leaving the Food and Drug Administration. His successor needs the courage and determination to help millions of Americans stop smoking through less-harmful alternatives.
Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, just bought a large stake in the e-cigarette company Juul. It’s good news for fans of vaping.
Is the IQOS device really significantly less harmful than cigarettes, or is Big Tobacco once more pulling the wool over the eyes of a vulnerable and addicted customer base?
Some U.S. cities are cracking down on e-cigarettes. That’s not going to help ex-smokers like me, who’ve benefited hugely from the smoking alternative.
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