Attorneys general from 29 US states urge tougher e-cigarette regulationsBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5154 (Published 13 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5154
- Michael McCarthy
Attorneys general from 29 states have called on the US Food and Drug Administration to impose tougher regulations on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).
These E-cigarettes are battery powered devices that generate a vapor containing nicotine and have become increasingly popular among smokers and nonsmokers seeking the psychoactive effects of nicotine without smoking traditional cigarettes.
Supporters of e-cigarettes argue that the devices provide a safer alternative to cigarettes and can help smokers wean themselves off traditional tobacco products. But …