Brent Stafford

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Big Philanthropy | Professional ‘Givers’ Quest to Destroy Vaping | RegWatch

There’s no mystery as to why nicotine vaping suffers a dismal reputation. Non-profits and foundations like Bloomberg Philanthropies, Truth Initiative, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids,...

Off-Ramp | VTA Argues for Menthol Cig Ban, Plus FDA Roundup | RegWatch

Is the FDA finally getting serious about fighting combustible cigarettes? For the past several years, it’s been hard to tell, considering the agency’s animus...

Out of Sync | Sweanor Calls For “Rethink” On Vaping at Health Canada | RegWatch

What’s driving Health Canada’s war on vaping? Does the regulator favour drug harm reduction over tobacco harm reduction? And is it too late to...

Don’t Do Stupid | Message to FDA from Tobacco Expert | RegWatch

Tobacco control expert David Sweanor says he remains “hopeful” for the future of nicotine vaping in the United States. But it all depends on...

RegWatch on Rebel News | Canada’s Vape Excise Tax

Is the Canadian government unreasonably attacking the vaping industry? For years, I’ve been asked by viewers and industry advocates about securing positive media coverage from...