Growing e-cigarette trend raises safety concerns

At Vapes of Wrath, a counter of flavorful juices awaits newcomers and veteran vapers alike. Word-of-mouth in the growing vape community brings them in. Customers can buy items called Snake Oil and the like. Start-up kits generally range from $50 to more than $300.
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Editorial: LIRR is right to ban e-cigarettes

A person smokes an electronic cigarette, or

The Food and Drug Administration has said it is generally safe for use in food. However, the long-term risks of inhalation are not clear. A German cancer institute reviewed research on e-cigarettes and said secondhand exposure may raise a child’s risk for asthma. Further, the German study said: “Adverse health effects for third parties exposed cannot be excluded because the use of electronic cigarettes leads to emission of fine and ultrafine inhalable liquid particles, nicotine and cancer-causing substances into indoor air.” As the devices are touted as an aid to quit smoking, U.S.
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Chafee vetoes electronic cigarette legislation

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