Electronic Cigarettes: Patterns of Use, Health Effects, Use in Smoking Cessation and Regulatory
Friday, January 16, 2015
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
Rahman M, Hann N, Wilson A, Worrall-Carter L
Electronic Cigarettes: Patterns of Use, Health Effects, Use in Smoking Cessation and Regulatory Issues.
Tobacco Induced Diseases 2014, 12 :21 (15 December 2014)
The cytotoxicity and long term health effects of e-cigarettes are unknown. Nevertheless the ecigarette market continues to expand, largely driven by middle-aged smokers who claim to be using e-cigarettes in an attempt to reduce or quit smoking. E-cigarettes may have some potential as smoking cessation aids and, in the researchers’ view, should therefore be subject to further research and regulation similar to other nicotine replacement therapies.