On Background  ·   September 19, 2013

The rise of electronic cigarettes

- Industry analysts predict that sales of electronic cigarettes will double this year, topping $1 billion in the U.S. alone. The technology is free from FDA regulation and taxes in most states—and now outraged parents and anti-smoking advocates are demanding government action. Nia-Malika Henderson speaks with healthcare analyst Matt Barry and industry researcher David Abrams about the meteoric rise of "vaping." ()

- Industry analysts predict that sales of electronic cigarettes will double this year, topping $1 billion in the U.S. alone. The technology is free from FDA regulation and taxes in most states—and now outraged parents and anti-smoking advocates are demanding government action. Nia-Malika Henderson speaks with healthcare analyst Matt Barry and industry researcher David Abrams about the meteoric rise of "vaping." ()

The rise of electronic cigarettes (14:50)

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