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Editorial: Vaping Saves Lives by Helping Smokers Quit

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Tyler Morning Telegraph discusses regulations on vapes with Michelle Minton.

Harm reduction is a vital component in public health decisions. That’s why the current war against vaping - the use of so-called electronic “cigarettes” which contain no tobacco at all - is misguided.

Thankfully, some in government are starting to see this.

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“According to Britain’s Department of Health, vapes are at least 95 percent less harmful,” writes Michelle Minton of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. “Studies on both animals, human cells and human test subjects have demonstrated that the carcinogenic or potentially carcinogenic substances found in cigarettes are almost completely, though not entirely, nonexistent in e-cigarettes.”

Read the full article at Tyler Morning Telegraph.