E-cigarette usage is growing in NZ and around the world but the scientific evidence-base regarding the benefits and risks of these types of products remains uncertain. The health-based policy experience is also minimal.
In this Public Health Expert blog post our researchers outline some of the possible regulatory options around e-cigarettes (alternative nicotine delivery systems – ANDS) that the NZ Government could explore and that further NZ based research could help clarify.
The full blog, published in Public Health Expert, can be viewed here.
For further information, please contact:
University of Otago, Wellington