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Vaping Publications

A few credible and interesting people who write frequently on tobacco harm reduction issues are Jacob Sullum, Jeff Stier, Dr. Brad Rodu, Bill Godshall, Gregory Conley, Dr. Gil Ross, and Dr. Joel Nitzkin.

Jacob Sullum (How E-Cigarette Alarmists Endanger Smokers' Lives, or Why Eli Lake Should Not Switch Back to Marlboros, No Smoke, Yet Ire)

Jeff Stier (The War on E-Cigarettes, In Defense of E-Cigarettes)

Dr. Brad Rodu, Matthew Glans, and Lindsey Stroud (Vaping, E-cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking)

Dr. Brad Rodu (A Fresh Look at Tobacco Harm Reduction: The Case for the Electronic Cigarette, The Scientific Foundation for Tobacco Harm Reduction, 2006–2011, Swedish Tobacco Use: Smoking, Smokeless, and History)

Gregory Conley (Studies Show E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit, Research & Commentary: Taxing and Regulating E-Cigarettes in New Jersey)

Dr. Gil Ross (Smoking Kills, and So Might E-Cigarette Regulation, If You Want to Ban E-Cigarettes, You Want to Kill Smokers)

Dr. Joel Nitzkin, (Barriers to Tobacco Harm Reduction, The Promise of E-cigarettes for Tobacco Harm Reduction)

FDA Regulations of E-Cigarettes and Vaping Products

From the Food & Drug Administration's website:

FDA takes significant steps to protect Americans from dangers of tobacco through new regulation (May 5, 2016) 

Extending Authorities to All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes, Cigars, and Hookah (May 5, 2016)

Deeming Tobacco Products To Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (May 5, 2016)

Heartland's Latest Work on E-cigarettes and Vaping

E-Cigarette Toxic Chemical Exposure is Same as for NonSmokers, Freedom Pub (March 9, 2017)

The Leaflet: States Considering Taxing and Regulating E-Cigarettes, Heartland Institute (February 24, 2017)

Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking, Heartland Institute (February 20, 2017)

New Study Finds More Evidence for Harm Reduction in Electronic Cigarettes, Freedom Pub (February 7, 2017)

Heartland Daily Podcast – Bill Godshall: Government intervention in tobacco and e-cigarette products, Heartland Institute (January 23, 2017)

Heartland Daily Podcast – Will Cohen: Vape a Vet Project, Heartland Institute (January 17, 2017)

Heartland Daily Podcast – John Dietz: Pennsylvania’s 40% tax on vaping products, Heartland Institute (December 28, 2016)

The Surgeon General’s Misguided Report on E-Cigarettes, Freedom Pub (December 16, 2016)