Group warns of the dangers of E-Cigarettes

FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. On Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, the U.S.'s lead public health agency focused its attack on electronic cigarettes on the issue of advertising, saying too many kids see the ads. There are bans on TV commercials and some other types of marketing for regular cigarettes but there are no restrictions on advertisements for e-cigarettes. Most states, though, ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Greenville County Safe Communities Coalition wants to raise awareness of the dangers of E-Cigarettes.

They heard experts on various topics in regard to the safety and security of local citizens.

Terry Taylor of Greenville Family Partnership talked about the growing use of E-Cigarettes by youth and the side effects.

He says there is a concern about the need for better government regulations.

Taylor said young people are being targeted to use the product and that education is needed to teach them about the downsides of E-Cigarettes.

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