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Bill Cirone: E-Cigarettes Pose Danger for Young People

posted Sep 25, 2014, 8:52 AM by Gary Jones   [ updated Oct 3, 2014, 2:15 PM ]

If you don’t know what a “vape pen” or a “cloud pen” or a “hookah pen” is, your teenagers or even pre-teens probably do. These are some of the various names for e-cigarettes — battery-operated cigarettes that contain an atomizer that vaporizes a liquid form of nicotine. The liquid comes in an individual cartridge, and is flavored with chocolate, peppermint, piña colada, cotton candy or mint chip, among other appealing flavors. In a pocket, it looks like a pen.

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Bill Cirone is the Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools.