Coalition Group Calls on U.S. to Provide International Leadership on Tobacco Harm Reduction

Next Month, a U.S. delegation will participate in the Ninth Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Today, ACI joined a coalition of groups calling on the U.S. delegation to provide leadership on tobacco harm reduction. In the letter, the coalition encourages the U.S. […]

The Current State of Tobacco Harm Reduction Policy- with Chelsea Boyd

While Congress banned the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21, several states across the U.S. have implemented and considered various bans on flavored vaping products and e-cigarettes. What is the impact of these regulatory and legislative actions on the overall public health?  In this episode, R Street Institute’s research fellow, Chelsea Boyd, shares […]

Banning Flavored Tobacco Products is Just Blowing Smoke

On September 20, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York announced that his state would be the first in the country to ban flavored electronic cigarettes. In a statement announcing the new rules, Governor Cuomo stated “It is undeniable that vaping companies are deliberately using flavors like bubblegum, Captain Crunch and cotton candy to get […]