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Regulation – not prohibition – is lengthy overdue.
BY MARTIN A. LEE & ZOE SIGMAN ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2019
There was a time when glossy magazine advertisements touted the supposed well being rewards of cigarette smoking. For years, mainstream media and public officials routinely aided and abetted the false claims of the tobacco market till the publication of the U.S. Surgeon General’s 1964 report on Smoking and Overall health. Cigarette commercials have been subsequently banned from tv, but tobacco merchandise have been in no way outlawed.
Additional than a half century later, the nicotine capitalists are at it once again. This time they’ve been claiming that extremely addictive e-cigarettes are safer than smoking. And till now they’ve gotten a no cost pass from market-friendly “regulators” who do not look to give a hoot about all the toxic crap – particularly texturizing and flavoring agents – that is added to e-cig juice. Aimed at teens as properly as adults, Juul advertisements have been extolling the virtues of vaping on national tv at the really moment the Center for Illness Manage (CDC) issued an alarming report that attributed a sudden outbreak of deaths and pulmonary illness to the consumption of dangerous vaping merchandise.