Long Island school districts eye bans on e-cigarette use on campuses

Though they have been advertised as a way

Though they have been advertised as a way to quit smoking, the FDA says that the devices are increasingly being marketed toward children. (January 27, 2014 7:10 PM)

Many school districts across Long Island are expected to join a spreading movement to ban electronic cigarette use on their campuses.

A handful of districts, including Lynbrook, Jericho and Middle Country, have already banned e-cigarettes.

School officials say that e-cigarettes, which can be purchased online or at various gas stations, can be a gateway for tobacco use.


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