E-cigarettes and 'vaping' hotly debated

E-cigarettes and 'vaping' hotly debated ST. PAUL — With exotic flavors, a sleek look and potentially less harmful toxins, electronic cigarettes are quickly becoming a hot trend in Minnesota. But at the Capitol, debates on smoking e-cigs indoors (or “vaping”) are also in vogue with … Read more on Mesabi Daily News

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Proposed tobacco tax hike debated by groups

Proposed tobacco tax hike debated by groups The tobacco tax would be applied for the first time to electronic cigarettes, battery-powered devices that provide users with aerosol puffs that typically contain nicotine, and sometimes flavorings like fruit, mint or chocolate. … and other tobacco … Read more on Delphos Herald

State Debate: Farm bill, Scott Walker's tax plans, e-cigarettes debated today

State Debate: Farm bill, Scott Walker's tax plans, e-cigarettes debated today John Kaufman, who writes a blog called the Afternoon Journal, argues that the governor's proposed cuts will benefit mainly people who live in the suburbs throughout the state. Not only has the surplus come from cutting education funds, now the governor … [...]

Electronic cigarettes highly debated, still banned

Electronic cigarettes highly debated, still banned The American Lung Association, though, said it does not know the long-term effects of electronic cigarettes and since many of them do contain nicotine and are not regulated by the FDA, it could still be harmful for smokers. “We wouldn't recommend them … Read more on [...]

Benefits of e-cigarettes debated

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Benefits, health risks of electronic cigarettes are debated

Benefits, health risks of electronic cigarettes are debated He is convinced that e-cigarettes reduce a user's exposure to tobacco's well-documented health risks, from lung cancer to cardiovascular disease. Though researchers and pundits debate the safety and health impact of e-cigarettes, no one disagrees about … Read more on Arizona Republic