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E-cigs marketed to kids
Several democratic lawmakers are pointing to a report that show electronic cigarettes, or e-cigs are being pushed towards youth.
The congressmen say they want the food and drug administration to regulate e-cigarettes just as they do with conventional tobacco products.
Right now there are no restrictions on how e-cigarettes makers advertise and promote their product.
Republican U.S. Representative Henry Waxman of California says the companies are known to sponsor youth-oriented events and make flavors that appeal to kids.
Twenty-eight states restrict the age of those who can buy e-cigarettes and some companies have self-imposed limits.