Editorial
Vape Shops: The E-cigarette marketplace
 
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University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
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Barker Bi-Coastal Health Consultants, Inc., Calabasas, California, USA
Publish date: 2017-09-22
Submission date: 2017-08-16
Acceptance date: 2017-08-18
 
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As the vape shop industry begins to be regulated by Local, State, and Federal agencies, it becomes more imperative to engage in research on this new sales modality of e-cigarette products, and to understand its functions and reactions to regulations. There are rather few currently published peer-reviewed papers in this arena. This introductory paper provides the background and introduction to the papers in this Special Issue. This is the first issue of its kind on vape shops that will increase the pool of research papers in this arena by a third, and provides marketing, vaping behavior, and policy-related information.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Steve Sussman   
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, Soto Street Building, 2001 North Soto Street., Room 302A, 90032-3628 Los Angeles, CA, United States
 
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