(WAOW) -- Tobacco experts say e-cigarettes and vaping is now a nearly $2 billion industry. People are lighting up across the nation with the products that e-cigarette companies claim are less toxic than traditional cigarettes. Health department leaders, however, are warning people to do research.
The Food and Drug Administration is still trying to decide how to regulate e-cigarettes and vapes, putting the products in a legal limbo. While health officials sort this out, the trendy devices are becoming more available and being found in the hands of teens.
Thursday night on Newsline 9 at 10 p.m., we will have balanced coverage of the impact e-cigarettes are making in central Wisconsin.