New restrictions for e-cigarettes

New restrictions for e-cigarettes

“Now that e-cigarettes are considered age-restricted products in a number of states, having signage that communicates a ‘carding’ message for e-cigarettes may help move ‘carding’ to the same norm for e-cigarettes as it is for tobacco.”  —LAURA STRANGE, NGA

Electronic cigarettes are under scrutiny, as more states prohibit sales to minors, local governments ban their use in public places and the FDA considers regulatory action.

Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are battery-operated products that heat an element, often one containing nicotine, into a vapor that is inhaled by the user. Increasingly popular among those seeking to stop smoking, e-cigarettes generated $180.2 million in multi-outlet dollar sales for the 52

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