A study by the Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will help establish policy on the sale and marketing of two different tobacco products recently introduced to the United States market. The study, published in Preventive Medicine Reports, is one of the first to examine the retail availability of disposable electric cigarettes and oral nicotine pouches and gives an early indication that the products are targeted to different audiences.

As the products go through the Food and Drug Administration’s premarket authorization process, “disposable e-cigarettes and nicotine pouches will soon become subject to more regulation,” said Cristine Delnevo, director of the Center for Tobacco Studies. “Understanding their availability will help to inform potential policy actions regulating their sale and marketing.” To read the full story.