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Brad R.

Helping smokers avoid risks is a legitimate goal of tobacco control. But the movement has morphed into an anti-tobacco crusade intent on demonizing both tobacco users and the industry supplying them. This blog examines and comments on the scientific foundation for tobacco policies and... Full Bio
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FDA Rejects Reynolds Petition to Change Smokeless Warning

Congress in 1986 legislated that smokeless tobacco products carry a warning label, “This product is not a safe alternative to...

Scaremongering Tactics Against Smoke-Free Tobacco Could Also Undermine Nicotine Medicines

Tobacco prohibitionists routinely cherry-pick data to put tobacco products in the worst possible light.  For example, crusaders have used...

Memo to the FDA: Release Survey Data

An update on the activities of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products was provided two weeks ago by Director Mitch Zeller at a meeting...

Breaking News: Snus Benefits Heart Attack Survival

I reported in this blog 10 months ago that data from a Swedish study in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association,...

The Scientific Case for Regulating Menthol: Next to Nothing

Ever since the FDA started regulating tobacco in 2009, a principal objective of tobacco opponents has been a menthol cigarette ban. ...

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