December 20, 2019
Now that the Trump Administration's new FDA commissioner, Dr. Stephen Hahn, has been confirmed, he'll find he has one of the most difficult and important jobs in government.
November 11, 2019
“The president is truly seeing the industry as what it is: a billion-dollar powerhouse that not only employs people, but saves lives through tobacco harm reduction.” - Lindsey Stroud
September 30, 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just made history by announcing a plan to end wasteful taxpayer-funded animal testing by 2035.
September 18, 2019
When there’s an outbreak of deaths or illnesses from injected street drugs, do public health authorities demand diabetics and doctors stop using syringes?
August 21, 2019
When products could save lives, it’s important for people to be informed about those benefits, along with the risks.
June 23, 2019
Allowing European style hazard assessments of chemicals to replace risk assessments used in the United States for regulatory decisions will make people less healthy and less safe.
March 22, 2019
Sometimes a bad idea is a bad idea, no matter how you package it. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying again, after his $600 million opioid tax was slapped down in December by an Obama appointed federal judge.
February 4, 2019
When products have the potential to save millions of lives, it's helpful if people are told about those benefits.
November 14, 2018
Government agencies populated with scientists people are pleased to call “experts” are often thought to be above the ordinary give-and-take of politics and, especially, immune to the clarion calls of activists and pressure of public opinion.
August 20, 2018
Technological advances touch every aspect of our lives, often in ways we rarely think about.