Associate Professor Micah Berman was recently quoted in a New York Times article titled, “Congress Approves Raising Age to 21 for E-Cigarette and Tobacco Sales.” Berman, an expert on public health and law, said even with Congress raising the age […]
Professor Micah Berman holds a joint appointment with The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the College of Public Health. He was recently quoted in the Associated Press article, Anti-smoking advocates bemoan “faltering” pace of FDA action. “FDA was […]
Associate Professor Micah Berman and Assistant Professor Holly Jarman (University of Michigan) collaborated for an online op-ed with The Hill titled, When writing a federal Tobacco 21 law, less is more. “As public health academics, we were initially startled that McConnell, […]
“It would be kind of mass confusion as to which plans could possibly be covered by state law, and probably a new set of legal challenges,” Berman said. “It’s extremely difficult to do on the state level.”
“It seems to be that nicotine exposure in kids is linked to development in mood disorders, attention disorders, other drug-seeking behaviors,” Berman said.
“There’s a lot more that the FDA could do, and I think the exception for menthol is problematic,” Berman said.
“They are a tool used by the Surgeon General to call attention to an issue and to provide guidance to the public,” Berman said. “They are only issued rarely, when immediate action is called for—which is what makes them so noteworthy.”
Professor Micah Berman was quoted in a New York Times article titled, Juul’s New Product: Less Nicotine, More Intense Vapor.
Professor Micah Berman was quoted in a Bloomberg article titled, E-Cig Users Are Already Searching for Ways Around Coming U.S. Sales Restrictions.
Professor Micah Berman was quoted in an article in The Verge titled, A spike in underage vaping prompts FDA to restrict flavored e-cigarette products.
Professor Micah Berman was quoted in a Law360 article titled, FDA Walks A Tightrope In Moves To Ban Menthol, Limit E-Cigs.
Professor Micah Berman was named the recipient of a K07 career development award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for his project “Designing a Comprehensive Framework for the Evaluation of Tobacco Products.”