Recently, two dueling groups of public health experts wrote open letters to the World Health Organization regarding e-cigarettes. The first group saw e-cigarettes as a potentially valuable public health tool, the second group was much more skeptical. At the Stanford Health Policy Forum, we invited signatories from each side to debate e-cigarettes and the result was an extraordinarily thoughtful and civil exchange.

[Cross-posted at The Reality-Based Community]

Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is a professor of psychiatry at Stanford University. He served as a senior policy advisor at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy from 2009 to 2010.