FULL INTERVIEW | Obscuring Truth: Did CDC and FDA Fail the Public in Lung Scare?

**FULL INTERVIEW***The past few weeks have been horrific for the approximately 400 victims (and families) poisoned by illicit THC-vaping products—some fatally.

It’s a real tragedy and certainly a public health emergency. But these are not the only victims; tens of millions of people who rely on traditional nicotine-vaping products as a lifeline to quit smoking (or to stay quit) now find access to these products threatened, or in the case of the state of Michigan, revoked, restricted, denied.

The past few weeks have been horrific for the approximately 400 victims (and families) poisoned by illicit TCH-vaping products—some fatally. It’s a real tragedy and certainly a public health emergency. But these are not the only victims; tens of millions of people who rely on traditional nicotine-vaping products as a lifeline to quit smoking (or to stay quit) now find access to these products threatened, or in the case of the state of Michigan, revoked, restricted, denied.

In this edition of RegWatch Dr. Siegel evaluates FDA, CDC and non-profit health groups’ lack of clarity regarding the nature of the emergency; an emergency which should have first, and only, been described as a product tampering or tainted product crisis. Instead, health officials warned the public to stop using e-cigarettes; maligning traditional nicotine-vaping and obscuring the truth.

What caused these illnesses? And, why does it appear the CDC is doing everything in its power to protect the illicit THC-vape trade while deflecting blame onto the legal, retail vaping industry?

Find out. Only on RegWatch, by RegulatorWatch.com.

***FULL INTERVIEW***

Produced by: Brent Stafford
Released: September 10, 2019

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10 COMMENTS

  1. This is important, and it is very odd that this is the only video I have had problems watching from your website. Have you checked to see if your servers are being DDos attacked? This is the only time I have not been able to watch due to the video not loading… first the live interview, now this. Makes me wonder just what is going on.

  2. Thank you for bringing out the truth. They need to regulate the on-line purchases. The shops are following the rules but not on-line vendors

  3. I have been hearing on local news radio a constant warning to stop vaping, they speak about the 400 cases they talk about a study in England linking vaping to heart disease, they say CDC allot. At the very end they say a many of instances were the result of TCH. It’s amazing how they are combining all vape products rather than narrowing it down to illegal drug use.

  4. Please, they are not going to go to the black market. They will go online to purchase them. Now, I am also concerned about the combination of nico-vape with THC via the leave vs. the vape? They need to continue testing and provide transparency. The CDC need to be held accountable.

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