Federal Obsession With Fake Epidemic Distracted Nation From Pandemic Preparedness

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While the FDA and the CDC concentrated federal resources on hyping a fabricated epidemic of vaping, the nation sat vulnerable to pandemic.

Two years ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a total war on the use of electronic cigarettes, declaring a fabricated epidemic in teenage vaping. E-cigarette manufacturers were raided, new federal regulations were implemented, and a misinformation campaign was waged on the public from the health agencies that claim to serve them, scaring millions of Americans from making a life-saving switch while the nation sat vulnerable to a pandemic.

The declaration was just the latest of a decade-long effort from the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to curb electronic cigarette products in the name of sticking it to “Big Tobacco.” They really impeded progress on combatting the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. According to the CDC, smoking kills 480,000 people every year in the United States.

Contrary to the federal government’s claims, an epidemic in adolescent vaping doesn’t exist.

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Tristan Justice – The Federalist – April 14, 2020.

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