Nonprofit Chronicles

Journalism about foundations, nonprofits and their impact

Take a look, please, at this poster from the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey, a nonprofit supported by tax dollars. Setting aside the absurd notion of a drug-free New Jersey — presumably, there are no plans to ban alcohol, caffeine and aspirin from the Garden State — the clear implication is that e-cigarettes will kill everyone who tries them. This is so patently false that it is unlikely to deter anyone from vaping. It is, however, an extreme example of how unscientific, distorted and one-sided the debate about vaping has become in the US.

You can read the rest of this story here on Medium.

One thought on “Slogans, science and e-cigarettes

  1. Warren Goldstein says:

    another great piece!

    On Fri, May 28, 2021 at 9:26 AM Nonprofit Chronicles wrote:

    > Marc Gunther posted: ” Take a look, please, at this poster from > the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey, a nonprofit supported by tax > dollars. Setting aside the absurd notion of a drug-free New Jersey — > presumably, there are no plans to ban alcohol, caffeine and aspirin” >

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