E-Cigarettes

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Thieves Bust Through Wall, Steal Nearly Half-Million In E-Cigarette Goods

A Dania Beach E-cigarette company lost nearly half a million dollars’ worth of merchandise after someone broke in through a back wall.

06/16/2014

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Different Names For Nicotine Vapor Products Causing Confusion

In April the Food and Drug Administration announced plans to begin regulating E-cigarettes. The decision brought relief to some parents who felt it would make it harder for teens to get their hands on the nicotine vapor devices.

06/04/2014

Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

House Tries To Keep E-Cigs Away From Kids

The Florida House has unanimously passed a bill that would ban the sales of electronic cigarettes to minors.

04/23/2014

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Miramar Bans Sales Of E-Cigarettes To Minors

Amid concerns about kids getting hooked on nicotine or tobacco, the city of Miramar has banned the sales of e-cigarettes to minors.

04/22/2014

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: A customer picks out a smoking tip for her electronic cigarette at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. the maker of Marlboro cigarettes are annoucing plans to launch their own e-cigarettes as they start to pose a small but growing competitive threat to traditional smokes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Groups Seek To Snuff Out E-Cigarette Bill

Health groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors.

04/07/2014

Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senate Snuffs Out E-Cigarette Sales To Minors

Amid concerns about kids getting hooked on nicotine or tobacco, the Florida Senate on Tuesday voted 40-0 to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

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E-Cigarette Ban For Minors Headed To Senate Floor

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes raises, a bill is now headed to the Senate floor to prohibit the sale of the trendy slim metal tubes to minors.

02/20/2014

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E-Cigarette Ban For Minors Backed By Senate Committee

With the slim metal tubes becoming a trendy alternative to regular cigarettes, a Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

11/07/2013

(CBS4)

Something Extra: Sexy Smoking?

Congress outlawed advertising tobacco products on television more than forty years ago.

CBS4–12/10/2012

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