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In order to establish comparable measurements for testing e-liquids globally, consensus methods are required for measuring specific contents of e-liquids. The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) at its sixth session (Moscow, Russian Federation, 13–18 October 2014) requested the Convention Secretariat to invite WHO to: (a) prepare an expert report on electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and electronic non-nicotine delivery systems (ENNDS) for the seventh session of the COP (COP7), with an update on the evidence of the health impacts of ENDS/ENNDS, their potential role in quitting tobacco usage and impact on tobacco control efforts; (b) subsequently assess policy options to achieve the objectives outlined in paragraph 2 of decision FCTC/COP6(9); and (c) consider the methods to measure the contents and emissions of these products.

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