Minors 'can easily buy e-cigarettes via the Internet' Medical News Today

March 3, 2015 4:00 PM

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Minors 'can easily buy e-cigarettes via the Internet' Medical News Today

"Even in the face of state laws like North Carolina's requiring age verification, most vendors continue to fail to even attempt to verify age in accordance with the law, underscoring the need for careful enforcement," write the authors of the study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Sales of e-cigarettes have been constantly on the rise since they first entered the US market in 2007. By 2013, it had become a $2 billion-a-year industry and analysts predict sales could reach $10 billion-a-year by 2017.

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