Tag: harm reduction

Harm Reduction Takes a U-Turn on Vaping

Public health officials and those with significant sway in setting health policy were joyous last month when the Food and Drug Administration denied the ability of Juul Labs to continue selling its vaping device. Handed down as a Marketing Denial Order, the decision forces gas stations, retailers and vape shops to pull Juul devices off the shelves, depriving […]

The FDA is waging an irrational war against nicotine, vaping

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration handed down a consequential decision affecting millions of consumers: a marketing denial order for the pod-based Juul vaping company. This forced gas stations, convenience stores, and vape shops to immediately stop selling them to customers. Now, the FDA’s actions have been temporarily halted by the D.C. Appeals Court, […]

Here Comes the Menthol Police (Yaël on Big Talker FM w/ Joe Catenacci)

-Let’s take a moment to celebrate our diversity of choice in consumer products in America -The Biden admin supports the COVID vaccine IP waiver. Bad news for the vulnerable -The coming menthol ban and what it will mean for minority communities, harm reduction, and overcriminalization in our society. Consumer Choice Center Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski […]