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EDITORIAL: Science, not e-cigarette makers, must tell the public whether vaping is safe

Aug 28, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Manufacturers insist e-cigarettes are safe. But recent cases of serious lung illnesses and neurological symptoms associated with vaping demand answers. Are e-cigarettes and vaping truly safe?

Ever since electronic cigarettes hit the U.S. market about a decade ago, the industry has engaged in a full-court press to assure the public that yes, these devices are a safe alternative to tobacco cigarettes.

That smokers who want to quit can rest easy if they opt for e-cigarettes over nic...