Some school systems listing e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- E-cigarettes were once thought to be the better choice when it comes to smoking, but schools are getting more strict about those as well.

Some North Carolina schools are concerned the devices could be used to smoke marijuana.

North Carolina, New Jersey, Washington and Connecticut have banned e-cigarettes in schools.

The devices now fall into the same category as bongs and pipes.

If a student is caught smoking the device, they will face a possible drug test, suspension and a citation for possession of drug paraphernalia.