E-Cigarette (file/credit: Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Extends Commuter Train Smoking Ban To E-Cigarettes

Smoking is not allowed on Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains, and officials have decided electronic cigarettes are included in that ban.


E-Cigarette (file/credit: Robin Utrecht/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Signs New Electronic Cigarette Restrictions Into Law

New laws signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old. That provision goes into effect on January 1.


A smoker uses an e-cigarette, the battery-powered device designed as an alternative to cigarettes
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NY Legislature Votes To Ban Sale of E-Cigarettes To Minors

New York’s Legislature has voted to ban selling electronic cigarettes to minors.


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Bill Banning Sale Of E-Cigarettes To Minors May Not Pass In New York

E-cigarettes are plastic and metal devices that heat a liquid nicotine solution in a disposable cartridge creating vapor that a smoker inhales.


The inventor of the electronic cigarette, Hon Lik, smokes his invention - Beiijng, China - May 25, 2009 - Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

E-Cigarette Ban Under Consideration In NY

The plastic devices called “e-cigarettes” carry no warning labels and are heavily advertised on the Internet.


The inventor of the electronic cigarette, Hon Lik smokes his invention in Beiijng on May 25, 2009. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad & The Smokey

As more cities ban smoking, diehards are looking for a new way to feed their nicotine habit – and they may have found it.