NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg cracks down on electronic cigarettes: report

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Michael Siegel, School of Public Health

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seeking to regulate tobacco-less electronic cigarettes, three tobacco-related bills submitted to the New York City Council reveal…

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“I have no problems with this ordinance as a whole — raising the age, banning advertising. But [electronic-cigarettes] are a product that’s literally saving people’s lives, people who are literally at risk of disease and death, and giving them an alternative.”

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