Electronic Cigarettes

Published: August 24, 2014

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  • AHA Position: The American Heart Association supports effective regulation that addresses marketing, labeling, quality control of manufacturing, and standards for contaminants. The association also supports including e-cigarettes in smoke-free air laws and prohibiting the sales of e-cigarettes to youth.
  • Latest science related to electronic cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), is reviewed.
  • Policy recommendations are provided based on current evidence in key tobacco control areas.

American Heart Association Releases E-Cigarette Policy Statement

Learn about AHA’s first policy statement on e-cigarettes and how the organization continues to curb tobacco use through policy recommendations. Tell us what you think and join the movement at www.yourethecure.org.