Archive for April 2014

  • April 28, 2014

    News Alert: FDA Moves to Begin E‑Cigarette Regulation

    FDA outlines plan to regulate e-cigarettes (Washington Post) The Food and Drug Administration will for the first time regulate the booming market of electronic cigarettes under terms of a proposal to be released today. The move would begin to place restrictions on e-cigarettes, a nearly $2 billion industry that for years has operated … Read more »

  • April 27, 2014

    What We’re Reading

    The economics of tobacco control policy in the news. Los Angeles approves sweeping e-cigarette restrictions, Los Angeles Times, David Zahniser, 3/4/2014 E-Cigarettes, by Other Names, Lure Young and Worry Experts, New York Times, Matt Richtel, 3/4/2014 E-Cigarette Critics Worry New Ads Will Make ‘Vaping’ Cool For Kids, NPR, Debbie Elliott, 3/3/2014 CVS Vows … Read more »

  • April 27, 2014

    Welcome to Tobacconomics

    Our team has been conducting research on the economics of tobacco control policy for nearly thirty years. Over that time, we’ve published in numerous journals and presented at meetings across the globe. However, we’ve noticed that there isn’t one central place where researchers, advocates, policy makers, and others can go … Read more »

  • April 25, 2014

    New on Tobacconomics

    In March, the Tobacco Control journal released a supplement on the economics of tobacco control. The original articles cover topics including cigarette tax avoidance, graphic warning labels, and trends in tobacco use. Explore the full supplement: Introduction The economics of tobacco control: evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project Frank J. … Read more »