CAADE Board Resolution on Electronic Cigarettes


Resolved October 13, 2012:

The California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE) supports efforts by the addiction treatment community to utilize its treatment expertise in developing tobacco cessation tools that include both abstinence-based and harm reduction models, including the use of electronic cigarettes.

Read more about CAADEs historic resolution and the research on electronic cigarettes

For more information on tobacco harm reduction go to

For the latest research on electronic cigarettes, go to CASAA - The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association

Click here for an article about electronic cigarettes as harm reduction, by Dr. Sally Satel, a psychiatrist specializing in addiction medicine, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and a lecturer at the Yale University School of Medicine.