Regulating e-cigarettes to help them realise their potential as an anti-smoking toolBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3767 (Published 23 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3767
- Lawrence O Gostin, faculty director1
- 1O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law, Washington, DC 20001, USA
Gornall’s article captures the substance and passion of the controversy over e-cigarettes.1 But debates over exactly how harmful e-cigarettes are and about their role in smoking cessation or youth nicotine initiation are an unnecessary distraction and a harmful diversion.
Lindblom suggests that, on the basis of what is already known, it would …