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Should Connecticut ban e-cigs from public places?

Can an electronic cigarette help you quit smoking? Is it safer than a regular cigarette, or are those claims simply smoke and mirrors? The Connecticut legislature is considering a bill prohibiting the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems, vapor products, and similar devices in the same places smoking is prohibited. Here are excerpts from what a number of witnesses, both pro and con, told the Public Health Committee about HB 6283 in written testimony for a recent public hearing.