About: Jeff Stier

Jeff Stier
Health 22-08-2014

Calling for a different approach to tobacco and nicotine regulation

Something is wrong with the punitive nature with which most of the world approaches tobacco and nicotine regulation. In contrast, the harm reduction approach taking shape in the US, if properly implemented, could put a huge dent in tobacco related disease, argues Jeff Stier.

The EU, US approaches to endocrine disruptors have been appropriate until now

Critics point out that some chemicals like bisphenol A can briefly influence human endocrine levels. But they dismiss the fact that our endocrine systems are dynamic and built to quickly adjust to brief exposure to these endocrine disruptors, writes Jeff Stier.