|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Working Papers|
|Peer Review Status:||Unrefereed|
|Title:||The marketing of e-cigarettes: a quick snapshot|
|Author(s):||De, Andrade Marisa|
|Citation:||De Andrade M & Hastings G (2013) The marketing of e-cigarettes: a quick snapshot. Cancer Research UK.|
|Publisher:||Cancer Research UK|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: The electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) was launched as a new consumer product in the UK eight years ago.ii Sales now exceed half a million per year and analysts predict the e-cigarette industry, which is worth £150 million in the UK,iii will continue to grow as usage among smokers has more than doubled in two years.iv At present, they are not classed as tobacco products or medicines in the UK and are therefore only regulated under Trading Standards legislation. The situation may change if the health regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), enforces tighter regulations - a decision on whether e-cigarettes require marketing authorisation to prove safety and efficacy is imminent.|
|Type:||Working or Discussion Paper|
|Rights:||The publisher has granted permission for use of this work in this Repository. Research conducted for Cancer Research UK. http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/home/|
|Affiliation:||Institute for Social Marketing|
Institute for Social Marketing
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