Electronic Cigarettes

March 8, 2013 - 3:29 PM
Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, gives an interview in the background while a candy jar filled with cigarettes and candy sit on a podium following a news conference Wednesday, Rep. March 6, 20013, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Ray wants to make electronic cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco products taxable. The alternative cigarettes are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid nicotine solution and create vapor that users inhale. Currently, anyone can buy them because they're not classified as tobacco products. Ray sponsored the bill, which would also bar anyone under the age of 19 from entering a smoke shop. (AP Photo/Michelle Price)