Electronic nicotine delivery systems: emerging science foundation for policy

@article{Henningfield2010ElectronicND,
  title={Electronic nicotine delivery systems: emerging science foundation for policy},
  author={Jack E. Henningfield and Ghazi S. Zaatari},
  journal={Tobacco Control},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={89 - 90}
}
Since they were first marketed in China in 2004, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) have spread globally like wildfire. Their proponents, who refer to the products as “electronic cigarettes” or “E-cigs”, argue that by delivering nicotine to the lung, they are more effective and acceptable than nicotine replacement medicines, and should be readily available as cigarette substitutes. An internet search using terms such as “electronic cigarette” reveals that the products vary widely in… Expand
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