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Electronic Cigarettes – What Are They and How They Work

Posted on 2/27/2014 by Debbie Mason

Electronic Cigarettes – What Are They and How They Work

Health officials are concerned about the rising popularity of electronic cigarettes. Learn more about this complex issue and the health impact of these new “vapor” cigarettes.

The NC Division of Public Health and Department of Health and Human Services notes a sharp rise in the use of electronic cigarettes (E-Cigarette). If you would like to know more about how E-Cigarettes work, their impact on smoking cessation, what ingredients they contain, and the health and legal issues they pose for youth, read the latest fact sheet. Be sure to check out the links in the fact sheet.


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