Already Messy, E-Cigarette Regs Likely To Grow More Chaotic

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT) -- The regulation of increasingly popular electronic cigarettes is growing more disorderly by the day, experts say, a problem rooted in the uncertainty surrounding whether the tobacco substitutes are a boon to consumer health or carry troubling health risks of their own.

The use of e-cigarettes — which deliver nicotine and other chemicals to users through a vapor and do not contain tobacco — has risen dramatically in recent years. The percentage of adults who have tried e-cigarettes nearly doubled from 2010 to 2011, to about 6...
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