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The battle over non-tobacco E-cigarettes at the FDA

Smokeless, tobacco-free, electronic (battery-powered) cigarettes that deliver a mixture of nicotine and water vapor but no carcinogens are part of the Senate debate over the proposed Food and Drug Administration tobacco regulations. Michael Siegel, MD, MPH, professor of socal and behavioral sciences, maintains they are a life-saving alternative for many smokers. Michael Siegel, 617-638-5160, mbsiegel@bu.edu