Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes / Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices

Categories: Advocacy,News

Key Messages
  • There is currently limited evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes and their sustainability as a smoking cessation aid.
  • There are concerns about the attractiveness and appeal of e-cigarettes to the youth and subsequent tobacco smoking and nicotine addiction.
  • The use of e-cigarettes may undermine smoke-free policies that are already in place and the increasing de-normalization of smoking.
  • E-cigarettes are not subjected to the same rigorous standards as a pharmaceutical product or drug.
  • Before e-cigarettes are widely promoted, evidence…

 

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