E-Cigarettes Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Oct 22, 2022

Despite youth e-cigarette use being cut in half between 2019 and 2022, politicians, public health, and Bloomberg-funded nanny state organizations continue to decry a youth vaping epidemic. These e-cigarette opponents will seemingly stop at nothing until all flavored and regulated e-cigarette products…

by | Aug 12, 2022

Aug. 2 was the deadline to submit comments on new product standards proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end the sale of flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes. The Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) Consumer Center did a…

by | Jul 2, 2022

Is any aspect of American life safe from President Joe Biden and his battalions of intrusive, dim-witted, federal bureaucrats?   COVID-19’s embers are not yet cold. Parents still scramble for baby formula. And now, tampons have gone scarce.   Rather than…

by | Jun 29, 2022

There’s something terrifying about a government so powerful that it can shut down your business overnight without even bothering to offer substantive arguments. Yet that’s what Food and Drug Administration bureaucrats just did to the e-cigarette company Juul. While Juul…

by | Mar 30, 2022

Supporters of Hawaii’s effort to ban flavored-tobacco products would have the public believe that the measure is an unobjectionable, common-sense effort to boost public health. For instance, House Bill 1570’s author, Rep. Scot Matayoshi, told Civil Beat that it’s just…

by | Nov 24, 2021

Sacramento — There are so many reasons to oppose the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion Build Back Better legislation, not the least of which centers on the bill’s asinine name. Forget about the moniker’s iffy phrasing. We can’t build a better society…

by | Oct 22, 2019

There’s a concept in business called the “decoy effect,” whereby crafty marketers present an unfavorable option to manipulate consumers toward a more profitable one. The classic business-school example is movie theaters providing three sizes of popcorn: the price of the…

by | Jul 5, 2019

Sacramento San Francisco politicians and civic leaders love to think of themselves as cutting-edge free spirits who are so much more tolerant than the rubes found in America’s hinterlands. Hey, we have San Francisco values. We aren’t foolish Puritans when…

by | Mar 21, 2019

Last week Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Unfortunately and unexpectedly, Gottlieb’s reign was a departure from lessening of government regulations so prevalent in other areas of the Trump Administration. His tenure culminated…

by | Sep 19, 2018

Certain requirements must be met for a public health issue to be classified an epidemic. These include a demonstrable negative health impact — and victims. The flu is a yearly epidemic, and opioid addiction is turning rapidly into a serious…

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