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“we identify with the challenge faced by most judges forced to wade into controversial scientific waters… Even if science has not figured it out yet, the law cannot wait.” Riordan said he “cannot wait.” He shook the box. But is that good law? The tobac
In CEI’s Free to Prosper: A Pro-Growth Agenda for the 115th Congress, we made the case that Congress must act before anti-tobacco zealots in and outside of government eliminate life-saving vaping products. To date, Congress has failed to take action. The
Without the details, this statement does not substantively change our state of knowledge about IQOS. There is still not good evidence publicly available that they are safer than cigarettes. This particular study also raises questions about manipulating
I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
The jury might still be out regarding the health risks of vaping, but to my mind, if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably is a duck. Some people say it’s possible to stay healthy even if you smoke. Maybe, but why would you want to d
Today is World Day Against Child Labour…industry does not have a zero-child labour policy and the next 7 years will not meet the SDG target. The ILO must prioritize protecting children over continuing to accept funding from an industry that exploits fa
Rachel Barry and I just published “Marijuana Regulatory Frameworks in Four US States: An Analysis Against a Public Health Standard” in American Journal of Public Health. This paper presents a normative framework for marijuana regulation based on best pr
” It’s not the nicotine that kills half of all long-term smokers, it’s the delivery mechanism” advanced in his 1991 paper “The future of nicotine replacement” as an article of faith, despite the fact that he simply presented it as a “hypothesis.” In ad
A new study using data collected in the UK between June 2015 and April 2016 of schoolchildren (mean age 14.1, n=499) shows that, like everywhere else, a substantial number of kids using e-cigarettes have never smoked cigarettes. In fact, at 52.6%, this
Philip Morris has continued falling after its poorly received earnings report in April. A lot of people are calling the stock a bargain here. I offer a few key points you should consider before getting on the Philip Morris bandwagon at current prices.