After several hours of trying to coax the man down with water and e-cigarettes, police finally convinced the barefoot man to climb down out of the tree.
The St. Louis County town of Chesterfield has joined a growing list of municipalities preventing the sale of vapor nicotine products to minors.
The sheriff said he hopes offering e-cigarettes will help stop inmates from smuggling in real cigarettes.
While science is still being gathered on the potential dangers of e-cigarettes, what are smokers who want to quit supposed to do?
Opponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says e-cigarette manufacturers are targeting children through advertisements.
Chicago’s City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in areas where tobacco products are currently banned.
Sergeant Jason Grellner, Past President of the Narcotics Officers Association says authorities are trying to curb the trend of loading hash and honey oils, extracted from marijuana into electronic cigarettes, and then smoking them in public.
So far White County and Saline County are letting inmates use the nicotine-infused vapor inhalers.