Is the electronic cigarettes craze really safe?

An "electronic cigarette"
An "electronic cigarette"
Kehau Kanohokula
Kehau Kanohokula
Deborah Zysman
Deborah Zysman
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Rio Banner
Diane Maxwell
Diane Maxwell

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - It's getting tougher for smokers to find anywhere to smoke these days, but some people have found a way around it.

The question is are electronic cigarettes really any safer?

Smokers call them a "lifesaver," but health officials are wary of the rising popularity of "electronic cigarettes."

Tannya Joaquin checked out the craze and the concerns.

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