Political cartoonist Pedro X. Molina fled his country in 2018 as the government came down hard on critics, killing more than 300 people and imprisoning hundreds more, including many journalists. Molina is now an Artist Protection Fund fellow in residence and visiting critic at Cornell.
New York State Impact
“To date, the F.D.A. has denied the marketing applications for e-cigarettes with flavors like fruit and candy which are popular among youth. Unlike the applications that the F.D.A. has denied, the Vuse products are tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes. This makes it an easier call that the benefits of these e-cigarettes to smokers who are trying to quit combustible cigarettes outweigh any possible risks to youth.”