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.