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Nov. 7, 2011ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Farwell

E-Cigarettes

The St. Joseph Health Department is warning those who are trying to quit cigarettes about a product that is untested.

"E-Cigarettes" are popping up everywhere from malls to gas stations as an alternative for those who are trying to kick the habit, however this product has yet to be tested by the FDA. St. Joseph Health Department Public Information officer Nancy Taylor says individuals looking to quit should look at alternatives.

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Taylor adds even if a quite smoking product has been approved by the FDA, you should always meet with your doctor before using it.