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Pamela Gorman Interviews SFATA-California's Kari Hess

Pamela Gorman, executive director, the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA), speaks with Kari Hess, vape shop owner and co-president of the NorCal chapter, about state and federal advocacy, membership, as well as best practices on how businesses can be successful in a new post-deeming regulatory environment.

Duration: 00:10:07

Sally Satel M.D., on Physicians and Vaping and More..

Schell Hammel, Board Vice President of the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association speaks with Sally Satel, M.D., a practicing psychiatrist specializing in addiction and lecturer at the Yale University School of Medicine, who examines mental health policy as well as political trends in medicine. Sally also is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a non-partisan public policy research institute. She has written widely on vaping, questioning the FDA, arguing for how...

Duration: 00:21:29

U.S. Senator Ron Johnson Speaks with SFATA About FDA Deeming Regs

SFATA president and executive director, Cynthia Cabrera, speaks with U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, who recently sent a letter to the FDA's Commissioner Robert Califf raising concerns about the impact the final deeming regulations will have on the small businesses that make up the majority of the vapor industry.

Duration: 00:10:00

Tobacco-Control Expert David Sweanor Talks about War on Vaping

Cynthia Cabrera of the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) speaks with tobacco-control expert David Sweanor, J.D., on the ethics and morality of misinformation campaigns of public health organizations on vaping. David has spent more than three decades trying to rid the world of cigarettes, and played an integral role in Canada’s tobacco-related policies. He has worked with the World Health Organization, World Bank, Pan American Health Organization, International Union Against...

Duration: 00:25:52