Who Is the FDA’s Juul Ban Supposed to Help?

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Townhall cites CEI Senior Fellow Michelle Minton on the FDA shutdown of the e-cigarette Juul.

Don’t hold your breath waiting for good arguments coming from the FDA. The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Michelle Minton writes that “the FDA’s rationale that Juul products lacked sufficient toxicological evidence is confusing, given that the agency has previously approved IQOS heated tobacco products and lower-nicotine content combustible cigarettes, ‘both of which obviously have worse (toxicological) profiles than a Juul.'” She adds that “the FDA has granted marketing approval for other e-cigarette brands” despite these products being no safer.

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