Schumer Co-Sponsors Electronic Cigarette Marketing Ban

- U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is co-sponsoring new legislation that bans electronic cigarette companies from marketing their products directly toward children.

E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that resemble traditional cigarettes and contain nicotine but not tobacco.

According to a recent medical study, kids who smoke electronic cigarettes are seven times more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes at some point during their lives.

Schumer says e-cigarette companies target children by having kid-friendly flavors or trendy labels.

More Stories

Don't Miss

  • Work for Us!
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Sports Connection
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Career Connection
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Movie Listings
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Video Center