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Author and Editors Defend the Indefensible Stanford Study on Vaping & Covid

In August, I discussed a Stanford University study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH) claiming that young people who ever use e-cigarettes are five to seven times more likely to be diagnosed with Covid-19.  A group of harm reduction researchers subsequently wrote that the claims are implausible and the results “so

By |2021-02-08T17:33:03+00:00February 8th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Senator Rand Paul Highlights Fake Heart Attack Study in Government Waste Report

  U.S. Senator Rand Paul just released his Festivus Report 2020, describing some $55 billion in “government waste”.  One stand-out example he cites is a fake heart attack study authored by Dharma Bhatta and Stanton Glantz (exposed by me here, here and here).  Senator Paul mentions that “the NIH’s Office of Research Integrity

By |2020-12-28T15:43:20+00:00December 28th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

First Study of ZYN, A Novel Consumer Nicotine Product

The American Journal on Addictions has just published (here) an analysis by my colleagues and me of the consumer appeal of a new nicotine product, ZYN. Swedish Match test-marketed ZYN six years ago in Colorado; distribution expanded to 11 states in the western U.S. in 2016, and nationwide in April 2019.  While ZYN

By |2020-08-02T18:31:42+00:00August 2nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

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