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Who Should Control E-Cigarettes?

Posted Monday, October 14, 2013

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Who Should Control E-Cigarettes? Electronic cigarettes deliver synthetic nicotine to users through water vapor, not smoke. Sounds healthier than a burning butt, especially for nearby non-smokers. But a growing number of politicians say the E-Cigarettes are dangerous and need to be regulated, and taxed, just like tobacco. For one thing, it's not illegal for kids to use them and their use can lead to smoking regular cigarettes. Join Mike McIntyre.

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Environment, Health, Children's Health, Science

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Mike DeWine, Ohio Attorney General
Danny McGoldrick, VP for research, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
David Howard, senior VP of Communications, Reynolds American Service
Gilbert Ross, MD, Medical and Executive Director, American Council on Science and Health

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