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Expert shares concerns about teens and vaping (WAKR)

Norman Christopher, MD, the Chairman of Pediatrics at Akron Children's Hospital, discusses the use of "vapes," or discrete electronic cigarettes teens are using to mask their smoking habits. Dr. Christopher was interviewed by Ray Horner on 1590-AM WAKR as a follow-up to his appearance before Akron (OH) City Council. The council is considering legislation to raise the legal age to purchase cigarettes and e-cigarettes to 21.