102014Jul

Poisonings from the liquid that is used in electronic cigarettes is on the rise in New York state. T

- http://wrvo.org/post/liquid-e-cigarettes-resulting-more-calls-upstate-poison-control-center?utm_referrer=http%3A//m.wrvo.org/%3Futm_referrer%3D%23mobile/58160 -

They come in flavors like bubble gum, mint chip and grape, but only one swallow of liquid nicotine can make a child very, very ill, according to Michelle Caliva, head of the Upstate New York Poison Center. “E-cigarettes contain nicotine, and nicotine is toxic to children,” Caliva said. “Whether it’s in the e-cigarette or a cigarette. If they ingest enough of it, they’re going to get sick.”