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URMC researchers awarded $2.1 million to study e-cigarettes

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.





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