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E-cig health concerns just blowing smoke?
San Francisco Chronicle

They’re commonly called e-cigs: electronic cigarettes that deliver a nicotine vapor to the user and the sensation of smoking without the smoke.

Designed as an alternative for smokers in public spaces where cigarettes are banned, the battery-powered devices are increasingly getting the cold shoulder from city governments.

Lawmakers around the country have adopted a flurry of measures approving bans on the use of the devices in public places where smoking is already prohibited.