E-Cigarettes May Be Off Limits to Minors


Minors may soon bebanned from using e-cigarettes.

Lawmakers votedunanimously on a measure that would prohibit minors from using the product andprevent stores from selling them to anyone under 18, much like the restrictionsplaced on regular cigarettes.

Senator Russ Karpiseksaid a reason contributing to the push for the ban is that there hasn't beenenough study to know if e-cigarettes are safe.

Senator Colby Coashis against the sweeping ban. He said the devices should be available to helpminors quit smoking.