Wisconsin smoking ban has e-cigs lighting up

Wisconsin is just a few weeks away from smoke-free workplaces, but you may see people with a different kind of cigarette in their mouths. While some like the alternative to traditional cigarettes, many agree they are not healthy.

Tye Hartwell says what appears to be smoke is simply vapors from nicotine, which he inhaled from an “electronic cigarette.”

Hartwell started selling the e-cigarettes about five months ago. He says business is good.

“Right now with the smoking bans coming, everybody’s trying to look for an alternative, something they can use where they can’t smoke cigarettes and this is an alternative for that,” said Hartwell.

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