Decades of studies have conclusively demonstrated that smoking combustible cigarettes, as well as second-hand smoke, are major causes of global morbidity and mortality from a constellation of conditions, including but not limited to chronic disorders such as pulmonary and cardiovascular disease, and multiple types of cancer.1 The most effective approach to harm reduction is smoking cessation. However, the addictive nature of nicotine and the behavioral aspects of smoking make this a challenging process. There is therefore a significant need to develop and regulate products such as e-cigarettes, that could potentially serve as reduced-risk alternatives. 3577

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