Watchdog Says FDA Ignoring Its Own Research On Vaping

  • The government watchdog group Protect the Public’s Trust filed a complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services over what it says are scientific integrity violations involving the impact of vaping.
  • The complaint states the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is promoting public health messages on vaping that appear to be unsupported by its own research and scientific findings.
  • Protect the Public’s Trust stated the FDA was making “scientifically unfounded statements about the vaping industry” contrary to its own research, adding the agency’s own data appeared to contradict the FDA’s public stance on vaping products.
  • Protect the Public’s Trust said an FDA report found that “only a subset” of the many harmful compounds found in cigarettes are found in vapes and “at much lower levels” than those in cigarette smoke. That FDA report found that menthol-vapes were helping adult smokers quit cigarettes better than fruit, candy or traditional tobacco flavors.
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