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Thursday, August 1, 2013

E-Cigarettes Enjoy Perks Of Being Unregulated

Electronic cigarettes are no regulated by the FDA. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

Electronic cigarettes are no regulated by the FDA. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

Electronic cigarettes are a nicotine delivery system that has a small but growing share of the tobacco industry.

However, unlike chewing tobacco and traditional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes are not regulated by the FDA or any other body. That means that electronic cigarettes can advertise on television.

John Carroll, Here & Nows media analyst, fills us in on the growing trend.

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