Congressional Hearing on E-Cigarettes Descends Into a Moral Panic

In Politics by Michael Rae

Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee heard testimony from executives of the country’s largest e-cigarette companies. Unfortunately, the hearing was littered with ad hominems, scientific inaccuracies, and scaremongering.
It was to be expected that the CEOs of these companies would receive tough questions about the rise in youth e-cigarette use.