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Electronic cigarettes: Increased regulation, restrictions needed

KEY POINT

The widespread and increasing use of electronic cigarettes among adults and adolescents has led to organizations such as the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Heart Association (AHA) to call for more federal and state regulations and restriction of sales to youths. 

SOURCES

Brandon TH, Goniewicz ML, Hanna NH, et al. Electronic nicotine delivery systems: a policy statement from the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. J Clin Oncol. 2015;[Epub ahead of print].

Bhatnagar A, Whitsel LP, Ribisl KM, et al. Electronic cigarettes: a policy statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2014;130:1418–36.