Even before the whole VAPI (Vaping Associated Pulmonary Injury) debacle in the US, briefly covered here, former FDA commissioner was not happy with pod mods. JUUL in particular. On several occasions over the course 2018, Mr Gottlieb was insistent that JUUL alone was the cause of, what he called, an “epidemic” of youth use of e-cigarettes.
As conflation between ecigs & vaping continues, public health will suffer
Well. Where to start with the debacle currently playing out in the US?
At the end of last month (August), there were reports of serious lung problems among the US population which, to begin with, were solely attributed to “vaping” (or “e-cigarettes” depending on which media outlet was reporting it) although the cases were logged much earlier. The numbers being reported (starting at around 200, and rapidly rising) were a cause for concern.