More People Using Electronic Cigarettes

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By Molly Clifton

The use of electronic cigarettes is growing rapidly.

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows one in five current smokers have tried the battery operated devices.

E-cigarettes heat a liquid nicotine solution and create a vapor that is inhaled instead of smoked.

The CDC says they appear to have fewer toxins compared to traditional cigarettes, but their long-term health effects still need to be studied.
 





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