Tag Archives: Scott Gottlieb

Is Big Tobacco Initiating a Big Change? Or a Big Con?

“If we can put a man on the moon, we can deliver tobacco to people with less risk than smoking.” A dozen organizations – could have made that statement. Millions of vapers – could have made that statement. Medical doctors, lawyers, public health officials – could have made that statement. So, who made that statement? […]

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Gets It – But Can He Sell It?

August 18, 2017 “Nicotine lives at the core of both the problem and, ultimately, the solution to the question of addiction, and the harm caused by combustible forms of tobacco.” Scott Gottlieb, MD   The passage of the Tobacco Control Act (TCA) in 2009 put the spotlight on two very distinct camps. With two very […]


August 3, 2017 “We all did it!! The FDA has backed down!” “Congrats to all who will now live longer & keep their jobs/businesses.” A Billion Lives (via Twitter) July 28, 2017. Less than 90 days after being appointed FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, MD outlines a new and many would say, long overdue, direction for […]