Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller (D), a longtime opponent of the tobacco industry who was a leader in forging the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement between 46 states and cigarette manufacturers, continues to demonstrate true leadership in the debate over vaping.
Stop and think about JUUL
There have been examples around the country of many teachers and parents extremely concerned about JUUL. There are many places around the country that this is not the case. Iowa is one of those places. Minority communities appear to be similar. It may be that we are seeing heavy use of JUUL in high socio-economic schools, in large part because JUUL is so expensive. We have enough information to be concerned, but not to make policy decisions. Anecdotal information/stories are never enough to make good policy.
What should we do about JUUL? Three things: