Why regulating e-cigs and smokeless tobacco differently is illogical

From: VapingPost

By Diane Caruana

The FDA is infamous for having regulated all “tobacco products” including all known safer alternatives such as vaping products, as their combustible counterparts. Dr. Dorothy Hatsukami, a renowned tobacco researcher and author of a significant amount of published articles sent a letter to Scott Gottlieb commending him for his openness towards harm reduction, whilst urging him to regulate tobacco products according to their risks and “support informed choice through truthful communication of risk.”

Are Municipal Bans the Future of E-cigarette Regulation?

From: KVUE.com

Austin’s e-cigarette ban goes into effect

AUSTIN – The City of Austin’s smoking ordinance now includes e-cigarettes and vaping, less than two weeks after the city council amended it.

Monday, July 3, the refined ordinance took effect – meaning e-cigarettes are now also banned from public spaces including city buildings, workplaces, restaurants, parks and more.

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