PBS NewsHour

Does vaping save smokers or create new nicotine addicts?

Clip: Season 2015 | 9m 17s

E-cigarettes, which produce vapor instead of smoke, are supposed to be a safer nicotine option. But the product is completely unregulated by the federal government, and there’s been little research on its long-term effects. The industry, too, faces uncertainty, as small companies fear big tobacco will put them out of business. Special correspondent John Larson reports.

Aired: 05/06/15

Rating: NR

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