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 ou... Read More

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 Elli... Read More

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 to find th... Read More

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 Contr... Read More