New and Emerging Tobacco Products and the Nicotine Endgame: The Role of Robust Regulation and Comprehensive Tobacco Control and Prevention

Published: March 13, 2019

woman smoking an e-cigarette
  • Despite declining cigarette smoking rates, the advent of newer tobacco products has added to the public health issues related to smoking.
  • The use of any tobacco product has adverse effects on biological systems, although each product may differ in the extent of exposure to harmful and potentially harmful constituents, and therefore the extent of cardiovascular risk. Further research is needed on long-term biologic effects.
  • Health providers should know about the different and emerging tobacco products, screen for all tobacco product use and provide counsel regarding cessation.