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Continued: Latest e-cig fear: Poisoned kids

  • Article by: JEREMY OLSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 19, 2014 - 12:08 PM

Paul Allen said his 12- and 9-year-old boys wouldn’t have much trouble with safety caps — “given they open grandma’s medication for her" — so he stashes his e-cigarette materials in an old humidor in his home office in Burnsville.

Allen said he believes the bigger deterrent for the boys is seeing how he has struggled with smoking cigarettes and how vaping is what he needed to shake the habit.

“I do talk with them openly and honestly about addiction,” he said, “and about things you just don’t want any part of.”


Jeremy Olson • 612-673-7744


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