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E-Cigarettes: Smoke & Mirrors [Fourth Branch]
29:47
August 26, 2019
https://www.RegProject.org | In this Fourth Branch video, legal and healthcare experts debate how federal and state agencies should approach the regulation of e-cigarettes. Should vaping be encouraged as a harm-reduction strategy, with the aim of reducing cigarette-related deaths, or should regulators seek to restrict the availability of e-cigarettes, with the aim of preventing nicotine addiction? This video explores these questions and more. Visit our website – https://www.RegProject.org – to learn more, view all of our content, and connect with us on social media. A Fourth Branch video in association with Motivo Media (https://motivo.me/). * * * * * As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speakers. Differing Views: "Let’s not overreact about e-cigarettes" https://washingtonpost.com/opinions/lets-not-overreact-about-e-cigarettes/2018/11/15/3ce22320-e82f-11e8-bbdb-72fdbf9d4fed_story.html?noredirect=on "He went from hiking enthusiast to 'on death’s door' within days. Doctors blamed vaping." https://beta.washingtonpost.com/health/one-mans-near-death-experience-with-vaping-related-lung-failure/2019/08/24/ca8ce42c-c5b4-11e9-9986-1fb3e4397be4_story.html "Vaping Is Harm Reduction" https://www.wsj.com/articles/vaping-is-harm-reduction-11550100727 "When your child vapes, what's a parent to do?" https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/11/health/parents-kids-vaping-ecigarettes/index.html

29:47
August 26, 2019
https://www.RegProject.org | In this Fourth Branch video, legal and healthcare experts debate how federal and state agencies should approach the regulation of e-cigarettes. Should vaping be encouraged as a harm-reduction strategy, with the aim of reducing cigarette-related deaths, or should regulators seek to restrict the availability of e-cigarettes, with the aim of preventing nicotine addiction? This video explores these questions and more. Visit our website – https://www.RegProject.org – to learn more, view all of our content, and connect with us on social media. A Fourth Branch video in association with Motivo Media (https://motivo.me/). * * * * * As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speakers. Differing Views: "Let’s not overreact about e-cigarettes" https://washingtonpost.com/opinions/lets-not-overreact-about-e-cigarettes/2018/11/15/3ce22320-e82f-11e8-bbdb-72fdbf9d4fed_story.html?noredirect=on "He went from hiking enthusiast to 'on death’s door' within days. Doctors blamed vaping." https://beta.washingtonpost.com/health/one-mans-near-death-experience-with-vaping-related-lung-failure/2019/08/24/ca8ce42c-c5b4-11e9-9986-1fb3e4397be4_story.html "Vaping Is Harm Reduction" https://www.wsj.com/articles/vaping-is-harm-reduction-11550100727 "When your child vapes, what's a parent to do?" https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/11/health/parents-kids-vaping-ecigarettes/index.html
 
5:52
May 25, 2018
There is no debating it, smoking cigarettes is a terrible health decision. Yet, the United States government wants cigarette smokers to continue. Why do they want people to keep smoking, and how can e-cigarettes save lives?
 
6:01
January 18, 2018
The morality of regulating electronic cigarettes is covered in this Flash of Freedom.
 
6:25:34
March 16, 2017
Dr. Brad Rodu of the University of Louisville and Pamela Gorman of SFATA discuss vaping from a scientific and industry perspective.
 
7:29:34
April 21, 2016
E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular. What impact do the new “vaping wars” have on science, public policy, business, and jobs? Join Brian Fotjik for a discussion on vaping and how the government is playing a huge role in it. Shouldn’t it be your choice? If e-cigarettes are not harmful, why can’t they be used in public? Fojtik has served in both policy and political positions in various states including working for a U.S. senator, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state senator, and state representative. He worked as director of government relations with a major consumer products company from 1996 to 2009 and currently serves as president of Brownstone Communications in greater Chicago. He received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago.