New York City considers restrictions on electronic cigarettes

A woman smokes an e-cigarette.

Electronic cigarettes are getting more popular all the time. Which may be why more places are starting to put more restrictions on the technology. Today in New York, the City Council is considering whether to restrict e-cigarettes just like regular cigarettes -- banning their use in offices, in restaurants, and on beaches. Supporters of e-cigs argue that goes too far. And tech critic Molly Wood might agree.

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Molly Wood serves as a host for the Marketplace portfolio and as senior tech correspondent.


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