Undue emphasis on unproven risks to youth may have undermined efforts to control smoking, costing lives in the process.
A new article in the American Journal of Public Health signed by fifteen past presidents of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco calls for a recalibration of U.S. policy on e-cigarettes and other nicotine-containing vaping products. The article, “Balancing Consideration of the Risks and Benefits of E-Cigarettes,” reviews the relevant scientific literature on the potential risks and benefits of e-cigarettes and concludes that U.S. policy is out of whack.
Here is the abstract:
Jonathan H. Adler – Reason – 2021-08-20.