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March 12, 2014 at 4:36 PM

E-cigarettes: Much safer than cigarettes, don’t tax them

The editorial “Put heat on e-cigarettes and ‘vaping’ ” [Opinion, March 6] suggests that we should tax e-cigarettes because they represent a health hazard to teens. The problem with this logic is that the risk profiles of incinerated cigarettes and vapor cigarettes are not even on the same plane. A 2011 study in the Journal…


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