Policymakers Should Care about Reducing Health Risks

Every day thousands of smokers make a conscious decision to improve their health by dumping harmful combustible tobacco products and turning to electronic cigarettes and vaping products. Yet, despite this growing positive trend, federal regulators at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have taken increasingly aggressive regulatory steps to make it harder for smokers to […]

Real Clear Health: Taxes and Regulations on Vape Products Hurt Consumer Choice, Cost Lives

Why would policymakers ignore the overwhelming empirical evidence? Why would policymakers impose taxes that would deter cigarette smokers from switching to safer alternatives? Why would they seem policies that could jeopardize the lives of millions of Americans? Putting American lives at risk is exactly the outcome to expect when onerous government regulations, restrictions, bans and […]