The FDA Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Based on a Nonexistent 'Epidemic'

October 03, 2019

The FDA Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Based on a Nonexistent 'Epidemic'

The main justification for state and federal bans on flavored e-cigarettes is the "epidemic" of underage vaping, which former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb worried might result in "a whole generation of young people becoming addicted to nicotine." A new analysis of survey data on e-cigarette use by teenagers suggests such fears are overblown, since heavy vaping is rare among adolescents who are not current or former smokers.

Read the rest of Jacob Sullum's article in Reason here





Also in Blog-News

Dr. Mark Tyndall at GFN20
Dr. Mark Tyndall at GFN20

June 15, 2020

While Dr. Mark Tyndall considers himself an “accidental voice in the vaping world”, he is no stranger to harm reduction. In fact, he’s a bit of a rock star in harm reduction circles.

Continue Reading

Clive Bates at GFN20: What’s Gone Wrong?
Clive Bates at GFN20: What’s Gone Wrong?

June 14, 2020

Clive Bates kicked off GFN20 with a discussion titled What’s Gone Wrong?

Continue Reading

Top Vape-Related Articles from May 2020
Top Vape-Related Articles from May 2020

June 01, 2020

Another month, another fantastic line-up of tobacco harm reduction related articles. While most of the round-up is from May, we couldn’t resist starting off the reading list with an article published on June 1st from the EH News Bureau.

Continue Reading

Sign up to our newsletter for 10% off your entire order! We'll also let you know about member exclusive sales.

Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out