Updated: 08/07/2014 9:46 PM
Created: 08/07/2014 9:42 PM WHEC.com
The e-cigarette industry is booming.
There is word that the University of Rochester Medical Center is conducting a study that will help the FDA shape how they could be regulated. It is a five year study and they are using a $2.1 million grant from the National Institute of Health.
Lead researcher, Dr. Thomas Mariani, says they know traditional cigarettes can cause numerous diseases. They want to find out the risk with e-cigarettes and other non-traditional tobacco products.