E-cigarette or drug delivery device? Questions about safety, usage and future implications of new nicotine delivery products
Devices marketed as “electronic cigarettes” are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts. In a new article, researchers explore the current regulatory climate around “e-cigarettes” and their safety. They also question future implications for physicians, policy makers and e-cigarette users.