Researchers renew call for e-cigarette regulation
Majority of e-cigarette users continued to smoke and few of them manage to stop smoking for more than six months, research shows
Local public health researchers have called on the government to revive legislation intended to regulate e-cigarettes, saying they are being heavily marketed to young people as a means to stop smoking, but don’t help people kick the habit for good.
The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill was approved by cabinet and released for public comment in 2018, but has yet to be submitted to parliament. As a result, e-cigarettes and other nicotine delivery devices remain outside the regulatory fold...
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