This article originally appeared on Townhall.com on April 18, 2019.
When then-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced he was stepping down from the helm of the agency last month, taxpayers and harm reduction advocates cheered. The former FDA head engrossed himself into a destructive crusade against e-cigarette products, which give smokers an “exit ramp” off of cigarette use. Despite overwhelming evidence of the safety and efficacy of vaping products in getting smokers to quit, Gottlieb sought to deny the science and pull e-cigarettes from the shelves almost entirely. » Read Blog