Puritans & Paternalists – Why Public Health Wages War on Vaping

Could the public health crusade against vaping be rooted in the prohibitionist legacy of the past? Do the public health officials of today resemble the 19th century anti-saloon leaguers, Christian Temperance Union members and all the others that earnestly believed they walked on the side of the angels?

At least one prominent public health critic thinks there is more than just a striking resemblance. Christopher Snowdon author of “Velvet Glove, Iron Fist: A History of Anti-Smoking” joins RegWatch to discuss the motivations behind the public health movement. It’s an unvarnished discussion about puritans, paternalism and notions of moral superiority in the modern-day war against vaping.

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RegulatorWatch.com – September 20, 2016.

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