Lindsey Stroud

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Lindsey Stroud
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An Independent Review of FDA’s Tobacco Regulations Would Be Welcome as Agency Bows Down to Political Pressure
By Lindsey Stroud
In a rare admission of what the tobacco harm reduction community has called a “bureaucratic nightmare,” Robert Califf, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and ...
July 26, 2022
Raise a Glass, Not Taxes, On National Beverage Day
By Lindsey Stroud
Friday, May 6 is National Beverage Day. The day was borne in the early 20th century and even though a ...
May 06, 2022
The EPA and National Academies of Science Have a Transparency Problem
By Lindsey Stroud
Earlier this week, a series of FOIA-requested internal documents and communications were released which found serious flaws in the Environmental Protection ...
April 12, 2022
Despite Bloomberg’s Billions Fooling You, Harm Reduction Mustn’t Only Be Applied to America’s Opioid Epidemic
By Lindsey Stroud
In his State of the Union (SOTU) Address, President Joe Biden addressed the decades-long opioid epidemic. In doing so, he became ...
March 18, 2022
Bans on Life-Saving Harm Reduction Products Leads to More Problems
By Lindsey Stroud
Right before the world was transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States was seemingly dealing with another so-called “epidemic” ...
February 18, 2022
Study Finds Drop in Menthol Cigarette Sales, Leaves Out Major Tax Increase in Neighboring State
By Lindsey Stroud
To justify the draconian ban on flavored tobacco and vapor products, researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) have published ...
January 25, 2022
After Years of WHO Approval, Combustible Cigarettes Just Got a Christmas Present from the FDA
By Lindsey Stroud
On December 23 (and just in time for the holidays) the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bizarrely gave a ...
December 24, 2021
World Leaders Ought to Acknowledge Own Carbon Footprints During COP26
By Lindsey Stroud
Another round of the United Nations’ (UN) Climate Change Conferences are currently underway in Glasgow, Scotland. Informally known as COP26, ...
November 06, 2021
Time for United States to Embrace All Forms of Harm Reduction
By Lindsey Stroud
On October 27, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra announced a sweeping federal plan to address and reduce the ...
November 02, 2021
FDA’s Negligence Led to Youth E-Cigarette Use, Worse for Adult Smokers
By Lindsey Stroud
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released results from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) examining e-cigarette ...
October 18, 2021
Dear Congress, Federal Health Agencies Don't Need More Funding for E-Cigarette Alarmism
By Lindsey Stroud
While Democratic lawmakers publicly laud the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for denying more than 1 million applications for vape ...
October 11, 2021
Federal Health Agencies Confused About Statistics, Policymakers Should Pay More Attention
By Lindsey Stroud
Another year and another round of alarmism surrounding the so-called youth vaping epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
October 06, 2021
Federal Tobacco Tax Could Prove Hazardous to State Budgets
By Lindsey Stroud
Congressional Democrats have proposed doubling the federal cigarette tax to pay for the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package. Not only is ...
September 27, 2021
According to Data from the CDC, Youth Vaping Has Not Led to Smoking
By Lindsey Stroud
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have updated their Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), their annual survey ...
September 22, 2021
Congress Must Rein in Federal Agencies
By Lindsey Stroud
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that the agency was denying marketing orders to three vape ...
September 01, 2021
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