The F.D.A. Must Tread Lightly on E-Cigarettes

Ha, you non smoking Nazis. Suck that!

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

The most recent Food and Drug Administration proposed regulations affecting e-cigarettes raise serious policy and civil liberties questions about the role of government when it attempts to address a societal problem such as smoking.

The F.D.A. should not overstep its authority and encroach on the principles and values of freedom and liberty that are the cornerstones of America. In the regulations, the F.D.A. states that we “do not currently have sufficient data about e-cigarettes and similar products to determine what effects they have on the public health.” In a 2010 federal lawsuit that raised the issue of the F.D.A.’s authority over e-cigarettes, the D.C. Court of Appeals remarked that “regarding harm to third parties and to the public interest, the district court observed that the F.D.A. had cited no evidence to show electronic cigarettes harmed anyone.”

In the absence of scientific evidence that e-cigarettes are harmful, the F.D.A. must tread…

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I'm a fiftish woman that has opinions and passions about nearly everything under the sun. I love a good debate, not name calling. I believe in the Constitution , the Bill of Rights and God. I believe the government which governs the least is the best government of all. I believe in the rights of the people. I dispatched fire trucks, the Po-Po and ambulances for a long time so I have a wicked sense of dark humor and speak fluent sarcasm. I think out loud a lot times. I am offensive. But I'm offensive of everybody. Socially unacceptable, plain spoken and unashamed. If you don't want to be offend, please don't read and if you do, please consider that I'm not politically correct in any sense of the word.
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