The AMA has adopted several policies to improve the regulation of tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes.
There was a large increase in sales of electronic cigarettes and related products in the United States in recent years as their prices fell.
Electronic cigarette use is most common among current smokers.
There have been substantial increases in complete abstinence from substance use reported by high school students over the past 40 years.
Misleading portrayals of tobacco's health consequences in popular YouTube videos can increase positivity toward featured products including hookahs and e-cigarettes.
Some individuals self-report that electronic cigarettes help them quit smoking conventional cigarettes.
Youth should be protected from electronic cigarettes and other nicotine delivery devices.
Flavoring additives used in electronic cigarettes may have adverse effects on blood vessels.
Nicotine preloading does not significantly increase subsequent smoking abstinence in adult daily smokers with tobacco dependence.
AAFP and other signatories also call on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products.
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