Vid: Thank You for Vaping—Libertarians vs. New York City's E-Cig Ban

Are e-cigs the most important public health breakthrough of our time?


"[E-cigarettes] are just as important for public health as childhood vaccines, antibiotics, sewer treatment, and water treatment," says anti-smoking activist Bill Godshall of Smokefree Pennsylvania. "And [it's] one of the craziest situations because the public health authorities [want to] ban them."

Vaping Party at the Museum of Sex ||| Credit: Anthony Collins
Credit: Anthony Collins

On April 28, 2014, Reason, the Museum of Sex, and Henley Vaporium co-hosted a party to celebrate how e-cigarettes are saving lives—and to flout a ridiculous new law in New York that bans their use in many public places.