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Vaping lounges offer refuge from LA's new e-cigarette ban

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| As the new ban on use e-cigarettes goes into effect, retailers are carving out spaces where enthusiasts can legally partake of the practice.

LA's e-cigarette ban takes effect Saturday

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Here's what you need to know about L.A.'s ban on smoking e-cigarettes in public places.

Why the jury is still out on e-cigarettes

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The product's chemical composition is constantly changing, making it very hard for researchers to design studies to assess e-cigarettes' effects.

Study: No link between e-cigarettes and quitting smoking

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The data come with caveats and are unlikely to settle the debate about whether e-cigarettes do more harm than good.

Los Angeles bans e-cigarettes in smoke-free areas (updated)

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Electronic cigarettes will be prohibited in L.A. parks, restaurants and bars under an ordinance approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council.

UC System's ban on smoking and e-cigarettes begins

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Former University of California President Mark Yudof first announced the move to ban smoking in January 2012. It goes into effect on Wednesday.

Boxer, other Senators, push for scrutiny of e-cigarettes

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Lawmakers want the FTC to investigate the marketing of e-cigarettes to kids. Several cities, including LA, have banned the sale to minors.