France: A Drop in Tobacco Sales but not in Smoking Rates

France: A Drop in Tobacco Sales but not in Smoking Rates

The report measured a drop of 50,000 tons in tobacco sales, a figure which was expected, after the increase of tobacco prices in March 2018, a drop that equates to 10%. Sadly however, this does not mean that there was a 10% drop in smoking rates. The OFDT report cited...
Gottlieb suggests a harmful tactic: banning vape pods

Gottlieb suggests a harmful tactic: banning vape pods

One of the latest jabs against the independent vaping industry comes, once again, from the mouth of outgoing Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb. Gottlieb, who is due to vacate his position officially in early April, has recently renewed calls for...
Siegel: The Lies told by the Tobacco Control Movement

Siegel: The Lies told by the Tobacco Control Movement

In a blog published earlier this week, Siegel pointed out that careers in public health and tobacco control are meant to based on the principle that it is wrong to lie to the public. “In the last few years, however, I believe that our movement has largely abandoned...
Australian Report Explores a Regulatory Framework for Vaping

Australian Report Explores a Regulatory Framework for Vaping

Earlier this week, the McKell Institute,  an independent, non-profit, public policy institute dedicated to developing practical policy ideas, published a report titled ‘Legalising Vaping in Australia’ which explores regulating vaping products as harm reduction tools....

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