Pamela Gorman, executive director, the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA), speaks with Kari Hess, vape shop owner and co-president of the NorCal chapter, about state and federal advocacy, membership, as well as best practices on how businesses can be successful in a new post-deeming regulatory environment.
The Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association’s Board President, Cap O’Rourke, speaks with SFATA’s new Executive Director, Pamela Gorman. In this podcast, Pamela discusses her new role, as well as her extensive career in the vaping industry, including her experience as an elected official. Plus lots more!
Schell Hammel, Board Vice President of the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association speaks with Sally Satel, M.D., a practicing psychiatrist specializing in addiction and lecturer at the Yale University School of Medicine, who examines mental health policy as well as political trends in medicine. Sally also is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a non-partisan public policy research institute. She has written widely on vaping, questioning the FDA, arguing for how vapor products can save lives, and advocating for moving the predicate date, among other topics
Topics addressed include a new study by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which found that the majority of U.S. physicians are “frequently discussing electronic cigarettes in a clinical context,” a recent Stanford study, harm reduction, and more…
In this episode of Clearing the Haze, U.S. Representative Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) speaks with SFATA’s Cap O’Rourke on H.R. 2058, the Cole-Bishop amendment, small business, vapor advocacy, and much more…
In this episode of Clearing the Haze, Dr. Thomas Glynn, former director of cancer science and trends for the American Cancer Society, discusses potential areas of agreement between the vaping industry and its opponents, as well as ethics in research, FDA regulations, Royal College of Physicians, and much more.
In an action alert emailed today to its constituents, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids insinuated [...]
Anti-Vaping Advocates Support Indoor Vaping Bans Because We Don't Know if Secondhand Vaping is Harmful
In an interesting twist from the usual reasoning in public health, anti-vaping advocates are promoti [...]
A New York State senator - Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) - has introduced legislation to ban the sale o [...]
Through a shocking revelation, we learned last week that a major, national anti-tobacco organization [...]
My op-ed on the FDA and regulation of electronic cigarettes appears today here. [...]
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