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Researchers Investigate, Is Vaping Really Safer than Smoking?
December 17, 2018
Researchers studied urine samples to investigate whether vaping is really safer than smoking traditional cigarettes. Rachel Becker, science reporter at The Verge, explains the findings.
WTF Is the Fed?!
Aug 16, 2019
The FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels For Cigarette Packaging
The FDA is warning smokers with graphic images, again. The administration proposed 13 new warning labels for cigarette packs. The images detail risks associated with smoking like lung disease, cataracts and cancer. It's the latest move in a decade long battle between the tobacco industry and the FDA. We spoke to Jacob Rich, Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation about the battle between the FDA and big tobacco.
Aug 3, 2018
Lawmakers Look to Crack Down on Juul's "Candy-Flavored" Poisons
Lawmakers are stepping up efforts to crack down on the e-cigarette flavors that are fueling popularity in vape companies such as Juul. a new bill proposal, called "Stopping Appealing Flavors in E-Cigarettes for Kids" would require vape manufacturers to prove their flavorings aren't harmful, or else the products would be yanked from the market. is Rachel Becker, Science Journalist at The Verge, joined to discuss.
Nov 14, 2018
Juul's Move to Halt Sales of Flavored E-Cigs Could Be Too Little Too Late
Juul finally bowed to regulators this week and pulled most nicotine pods from retail stores in what some are calling a transparent move to prevent legal action. "They are making this move because they see very clearly that the FDA isn't messing around," Sam Baker, healthcare editor for Axios, said Wednesday in an interview on Cheddar.