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Lawmakers Consider E-Cig Laws

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) --
   Lawmakers in the Iowa House and Senate are granting preliminary approval to bills that would prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
   Subcommittees in both chambers approved similar measures Tuesday, which will now move on for full committee-level review.
   Currently there are no restrictions on selling e-cigarettes to those under 18 in Iowa.
   Industry groups expressed support for the proposals. But public health advocates said that while they support barring sales to minors, they also want e-cigarettes to be classed as tobacco products, making them subject to additional restrictions and taxation.
   Republican Rep. Chip Baltimore, of Boone, says e-cigarettes were not the same as tobacco products, because they typically offer nicotine vapor, and not the cancer-causing chemicals found in cigarettes.
   E-cigarettes heat liquid and nicotine into a flavored, smokeless vapor.

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