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It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes
It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes

As more information begins to emerge about e-cigarettes, they are looking less and less like benign alternatives to traditional smoking. Teenagers are apparently taking up the so-called vaping habit in droves, and now we're also learning that the exhaled vapor contains multiple harmful chemicals. That is reason enough for California to follow the lead of many municipalities by prohibiting vaping in workplaces, restaurants and other indoor gathering places, and to take stronger steps to prevent teens from buying e-cigarettes. As most people know by now, e-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat nicotine — along with other chemicals — into a vapor that is inhaled....

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