E-Cigarette bill clears final legislative hurdle

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Posted: May 15, 2014 11:37 AM
Updated: May 15, 2014 11:45 AM
Source: Associated Press

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BATON ROUGE - A bill to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 has made it through the Louisiana Legislature.

The Senate passed the bill 34-0 Thursday. It outlaws sales of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and other alternative nicotine products to minors, just like cigarettes.

The bill now heads to the governor's desk for signature.

E-cigarettes and vaporizers use puffs of aerosol and sometimes contain flavors like fruit, mint, or chocolate.

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