WHO urges restrictions on e-cigarettesBMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5991 (Published 08 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5991
- Anne Gulland
The World Health Organization has urged countries to restrict the sale, promotion, and use of electronic cigarettes.
WHO made the call in a paper to be discussed at this week’s meeting of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in India.1 The paper said that the aerosol produced by e-cigarettes contained glycols, aldehydes, volatile organic compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, tobacco specific nitrosamines, metals, silicate particles, and other elements. A number …