Reduced nicotine content cigarettes, e-cigarettes and the cigarette end game

Addiction. 2017 Jan;112(1):6-7. doi: 10.1111/add.13534. Epub 2016 Aug 23.


The reduced nicotine content cigarette and the emergence of non-combusted nicotine products like e-cigarettes should be viewed not as alternatives but as complementary components of regulatory interventions that could virtually end combusted tobacco use.

Keywords: Addiction; alternative nicotine delivery systems; cigarette end game; electronic cigarettes; nicotine; reduced nicotine cigarettes.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems*
  • Humans
  • Nicotine*
  • Smoking / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Smoking Cessation / methods*
  • Tobacco Products / legislation & jurisprudence*


  • Nicotine