Mike Siegel Featured in New York Times Story on E-Cigarette Debate

Posted on: February 24, 2014 Topics: Community Health Sciences


BU School of Public Health Professor Michael Siegel is featured in a front-page story in the Sunday (Feb. 23) New York Times that examines the pros and cons of e-cigarettes.

Described as “a hard-charging public health researcher,” Siegel argues in the article that opposition to electronic cigarettes, which deliver nicotine (minus the tar) to users, is misguided. He says e-cigarettes offer an alternative to conventional cigarettes that can help smokers to quit.

Read the full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/23/health/a-hot-debate-over-e-cigarettes-as-a-path-to-tobacco-or-from-it.html?hpw&rref=health&_r=1

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