Ill. Bans E-Cigarette Use Among Teenagers

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT) -- The governor of Illinois signed legislation on Thursday that prohibits people under the age of 18 from using electronic cigarettes, a month after Rhode Island's governor vetoed a similar bill over concerns it would treat e-cigarettes more leniently than tobacco products.

The law bans the sale of so-called alternative nicotine products to minors. It defines an alternative nicotine product as a device that allows for the ingestion of nicotine and does not contain tobacco. E-cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco, deliver nicotine and other chemicals to...
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