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Intersection: Pediatricians Applaud E-Cigarette Restrictions


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Photo used under creative commons courtesy of Sarah Johnson

Photo used under creative commons courtesy of Sarah Johnson

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Federal authorities are moving to restrict the sale of e-cigarettes at gas stations and convenience stores.

It’s part of a push to get e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers.

Vaping advocates say it will have an impact on people who are using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking… but pediatricians say the restrictions are a good first step.

For more we’re joined by Dr. Candice Jones, a pediatrician in Pine Hills, Orlando.

 


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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