The electronic cigarette: a wolf in sheep’s clothing

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The American Heart Association warned from the potential of electronic cigarettes to renormalize smoking in public and the International Respiratory Societies demanded regulation of all nicotine products as medicines or tobacco products. This review summarizes the results of studies on hazards of e-cigarette use, which has increased dramatically and may be the real threat for the achievements in tobacco control of the past 20 years.

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Neuberger, M. The electronic cigarette: a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Wien Klin Wochenschr 127, 385–387 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00508-015-0753-3

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Keywords

  • Electronic cigarette
  • Review
  • Nicotine
  • Aerosol