Health Considerations in Regulation and Taxation of Electronic Cigarettes

  title={Health Considerations in Regulation and Taxation of Electronic Cigarettes},
  author={Arch G. Mainous and Rebecca Tanner and Ryan W Mainous and Jeffery Talbert},
  journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine},
  pages={802 - 806}
The use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is experiencing unprecedented growth. This can be contrasted to the use of conventional cigarettes which showed a decrease among adults with the current smoker prevalence dropping from 20.9% in 2005 to 17.8% in 2013. There is some data that e-cigarettes are attracting both former smokers and never smokers, and in particular, young people as users. Currently most states do not tax e-cigarettes. Taxation and regulation may have a similar overall… 
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