While the FDA didn’t necessarily create the moral panic over teen vaping, the agency appears to have stoked the fire, doing very little to stop it.
There may be no excuses for the FDA’s handling of nicotine vaping products, but regulating in an environment prone to moral panics isn’t easy.
In this episode of RegWatch, Dr. Cheryl K. Olson, health and behavior researcher and behavior science advisor at McKinney Regulatory Science Advisors, discusses FDA’s struggle to follow the science and the parallels she sees between the moral panic over teen vaping and the long-simmering moral panic over violent video games.
Is there reason to be optimistic about FDA regulation?
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Released: June 14, 2023
Produced by Brent Stafford
This episode is supported by DEMAND VAPE