State bill would tamp down e-cigs

in 2013, Boston Herald, Michael Siegel, Newsmakers, School of Public Health
August 14th, 2013

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Michael Siegel, School of Public Health

Puffing electronic cigarettes would be illegal in most public places across the Bay State — including restaurants and bars — under a Beacon Hill bill rolled out yesterday, but critics argued there’s no evidence that second-hand vapor causes health problems and predicted the increasingly popular devices could be pols’ next tax target…

Expert quote:

“Right now, we simply don’t have scientific evidence showing second-hand exposure to vapor in electronic cigarettes is harmful. In fact, there’s quite a bit of scientific evidence that shows it’s unlikely that it causes any substantial health effects for bystanders.”

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