E-Cigarettes, Public Health, and Scientific Uncertainty: A Book Review on Lukasz Gruszczynski (Ed.), ‘The Regulation of E-Cigarettes: International, European and National Challenges’
Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 351-357, March 2020
7 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Date Written: March 27, 2020
This paper provides a review of L. Gruszczynski (ed.), The Regulation of E-Cigarettes: International, European and National Challenges, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019. After briefing presenting the regulatory problems posed by e-cigarettes, this book review describes the structure and content of the volume, and assesses its contribution to the academic debate. It then focuses on the book chapter addressing e-cigarettes regulation from a WTO law perspective. It concludes that L. Gruszczynski’s work constitutes a valid point of reference for both researchers and policy makers facing the challenge of regulating new technologies in the absence of reliable scientific data.
Keywords: e-cigarettes, tobacco control, science and regulation, WTO law
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