Politicizing Science | Dr. Michael Siegel, Boston University School of Public Health

Why are long-time anti-smoking advocates like Stanton Glantz and organizations like the Centers for Disease Control marshaling forces to eradicate vaping? Why do they reject the scientific opinion of colleagues in the public health movement that believe e-cigarettes could be the ‘endgame’ strategy to beat the tobacco epidemic?

Dr. Michael Siegel, professor at Boston University School of Public Health and tobacco control expert has an answer—public health officials are suffering from ‘cognitive dissonance’ leading to an irrational reaction to the life saving potential of e-cigarettes. As a result, he says the public debate has been poisoned by “lies, misinformation and mischaracterizations” promulgated by the public health movement.

Join RegWatch for part 1 of our 2-part in-depth conversation and hear Dr. Siegel address assertions made by Professor Stanton Glantz in our last series and tackle the big issues in the war on vaping—only on RegWatch by RegulatorWatch.com

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