Journal article

Claims in vapour device (e-cigarette) regulation: A Narrative Policy Framework analysis

Renee O'Leary, Ron Borland, Tim Stockwell, Marjorie MacDonald

International Journal of Drug Policy | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The electronic cigarette or e-cigarette (vapour device) is a consumer product undergoing rapid growth, and governments have been adopting regulations on the sale of the devices and their nicotine liquids. Competing claims about vapour devices have ignited a contentious debate in the public health community. What claims have been taken up in the state arena, and how have they possibly influenced regulatory outcomes? METHODS: This study utilized Narrative Policy Framework to analyze the claims made about vapour devices in legislation recommendation reports from Queensland Australia, Canada, and the European Union, and the 2016 deeming rule legislation from the United States, and ex..

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