CDC Reports Adolescents’ Use of E-Cigarettes Doubled

In just a year, the number of middle and high school students who have tried electronic cigarettes has more than doubled, from 3.3% in 2011 to 6.8% in 2012. The increased use of e-cigarettes is concerning since the long-term effects of these products remain unclear. Since 90% of smokers began smoking as teens, the increased use of e-cigarettes among teens is even more troubling  as it may lead to the use of other tobacco products.

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