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Amid the growing use of electronic cigarettes some supporters say they’re a safer alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes and can help smokers kick the habit. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientific evidence about the safety of e-cigarettes and their effectiveness in helping smokers quit is lacking. We’ll take a closer look at what’s known and not known about electronic cigarettes, concerns about the allure of e-cigarettes to kids and teens, and the prospects for future regulation.

E-Cigarettes: The New Frontier Of Nicotine

Jan 15, 2014
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Traditional tobacco smoking is on the decline. Reports show in the state of Florida there are more quitters than smokers. But, there is a new trend that some worry will get users hooked. 

Bill Would Ban Minors from Buying E-Cigarettes

Oct 17, 2013

A Florida lawmaker who is also a physician has filed a bill for next year’s session that would ban the purchase of electronic cigarettes by minors. Sales of the smokeless cigarettes, which use heat to vaporize liquid nicotine, have tripled in the past year, and there is little government regulation on them.

Many E-cigarette companies claim their products are safer and cleaner than traditional smokes. But the bill sponsor, Representative Doc Renuart says that's debatable.