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Electronic cigarettes pros and cons

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Puffing on an e-cigarette or "vaping" has become a popular alternative for smokers who can't light up regular cigarettes.

Using technology that turns nicotine-infused propylene glycol into an inhalable vapor, e-cigarettes smoke almost like the real thing without ash or odor.

But there are calls to ban the electronic cigarettes.

"If you compare with the experience of sitting next to a smoker it's definitely better,' said Miguel Martin, President of Logic E Cigs.

"We don't have enough information on these products. We have to be very cautious. We don't want these to become a nicotine starter kit," said Sheelah Feinberg, Director of the NYC Coalition for a Smoke-Free City.

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