Guy Bentley, Reason Foundation

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Past articles by Guy:

FDA Finally Concedes There’s No Evidence Linking Vaping To COVID-19 Infections

There is currently no evidence from anywhere in the world showing vapers to be at higher risk for COVID-19. → Read More

Addicted to fear, the FDA is hurtling toward a historic mistake

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is threatening "unprecedented" action against America's most popular tool to quit smoking. → Read More

E-cigarette flavors are good for public health. Why is the FDA cracking down on them?

Next week, the Food and Drug Administration will announce a ban on the sale of most e-cigarette flavors in tens of thousands of convenience stores and gas stations, according to the Washington Post. → Read More

The FDA's assault on vaping is a gift to Big Tobacco

Tobacco stocks surged Wednesday on news the Food and Drug Administration could ban all e-cigarette flavors, and bring forward product application deadlines set to bankrupt most of the industry. → Read More

When it comes to vaping, throw precaution to the wind

To pre-emptively act against e-cigarettes is to regulate on the grounds of a theoretical danger while disregarding known benefits. → Read More

The FDA must resist the irrational fear of vaping

A little over a year ago, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a fundamental shift in U.S. tobacco policy. → Read More

The elusive 'epidemic' of teen vaping

Few health stories garner so much hyperbolic or uncritical coverage as the claim that e-cigarettes are a "gateway" to smoking. → Read More

San Francisco, flavored vapes, and the next prohibition disaster

San Francisco voters are heading to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether theirs will be the first city in the nation to ban all flavored tobacco products. If passed, Proposition E will prohibit not just the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars but also flavored e-cigarette products. → Read More

Legalized sports betting: The best defense against corruption

The Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, or PASPA, is a victory for federalism and a huge opportunity to protect and reinvigorate sports while destroying a multibillion dollar black market. → Read More

Chuck Schumer trades the war on drugs for a war on vaping

Nothing truly counts as a moral panic until Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., appoints himself the head of it. → Read More

How the spending bill can save lives: End the war on vaping

The Food and Drug Administration is marching down a path that could see more than 99 percent of e-cigarette products taken off the market by 2022. → Read More

The reality behind the 'Big Sugar' conspiracy theory

The plan of these campaigners is clear, to frame sugar and particularly the soda industry as the new 'Big Tobacco.' → Read More

FDA sued over 'unconstitutional' rule that threatens e-cigarette businesses

Issued in 2016, the FDA's 'deeming rule' brought e-cigarettes under the agency's regulatory control, subjecting them to the same kinds of ma... → Read More

Landmark e-cigarette report explodes myth that vaping is as toxic as smoking

No one should ever again be under the illusion that vaping is as dangerous as smoking. → Read More

Seattle's soda tax experiment is doomed to failure

There are better and more effective ways to improve citizens' health than hiking grocery bills and damaging small businesses. → Read More

The FDA has a golden opportunity to save smokers' lives

U.S. smokers don't have access to IQOS at present but an application is working its way through the bowels of the FDA. → Read More

Will we ever get the truth behind the FDA's devastating vaping rule?

If the FDA's vaping rule is not significantly reformed, the vast majority of independent e-cigarette businesses will be forced to shut their... → Read More

Teen vaping is not a public health crisis, despite the moral panic

No one wants to see e-cigarettes in the hands of young people. → Read More

Gambling is good for us (at least economically)

More than 60 percent of Americans cannot accurately identify whether sports betting is legal in their state. → Read More

A myth that won't die: Movies cause teen smoking

Some public health myths, no matter how absurd or consistently refuted, just refuse to die a dignified death. → Read More