"Let's calm down and see where the evidence takes us. But one part of the debate needs to remain in focus: vaping is a safer—not safe, but safer—alternative to smoking cigarettes. Nearly a half-million people die a year in the United States from tobacco-related illnesses.We should not eliminate one promising way to slash that depressing number, even if vaping does give consternation to health nannies who prefer that we inhale nothing but air." Read the rest of Steven Greenhut's article in Reason here.
In the years that the federal Liberals have been in power, people who use vapour products and those that sell them have been under attack. Health Canada, having jurisdiction over the vaping file, has pursued an agenda to restrict the appeal and effectiveness of vaping, chipping away with each new regulation.
Welcome to another round-up of the best and latest in vaping news for the month of August, 2021. Of particular note,Balancing Consideration of the Risks and Benefits of E-Cigarettes, signed by 15 previous heads of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SNRT) made news headlines.