Is It Really About Vaping?

The Courtesan Ariwara of the Tsuruya Seated by a Smoking Chest (mid 1790s) by Chōbunsai Eishi from the Cleveland Museum of Art (Cropped for detail).

Cigarettes have directly caused the deaths of thousands and damaged the lives of countless more. A far safer alternative comes around in the form of vaping and is wildly successful. What is government’s response to a relatively minuscule number of reported health issues dubiously connected to this newly labeled “public health crisis?” Is it to invest money in research? Is it to enact legislation requiring a higher manufacturing standard? Is…