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What You Need to Know About E-Cigarettes and Vaping.

February 18, 20159 min
One electronic cigarette can have as much nicotine as a whole pack of cigarettes.Electronic cigarettes are advertised as a way to help smokers quit. Also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs, they are sold in many colors, shapes, sizes and flavors, such as vanilla, chocolate and peach schnapps.E-cig usage has doubled among middle and high school students.It’s easy for kids to buy e-cigs. More than half of states allow kids of any age to purchase e-cigarettes, and they’re easy to get online and in mall booths.Linda Reid, MD is here to discuss electronic cigarettes and vaping, and what your job is, as a parent, is in educating your children about there possible health risks.

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