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A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against NYC E-Cigarette Ban

The NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment said Tuesday it filed the papers in state Supreme Court.

03/25/2014

A smoker uses an e-cigarette, the battery-powered device designed as an alternative to cigarettes
(file/credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council To Consider E-Cigarette Ban

The City Council will consider a proposal to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places such as restaurants and parks.

12/04/2013

A smoker uses an e-cigarette, the battery-powered device designed as an alternative to cigarettes
(file/credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmaker To Propose Ban On E-Cigarettes In Public Places

The final word on the level of toxicity and vapors from e-cigarettes has not yet been officially determined.

10/22/2013

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.

01/24/2011

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.

08/20/2010