Banning the Sale of E-Cigarettes Might Be Driving More Minors to Smoking

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Banning the Sale of E-Cigarettes Might Be Driving More Minors to Smoking

A new Yale University study has found that in states where minors can’t buy e-cigarettes they are – as a whole – smoking more traditional cigarettes.

Abigail Freidman, assistant professor of public health at Yale, looked at teen smoking data in states that prohibit the sale of e-cigs to minors versus ones that do not. She found that in the states that prohibit sales, more young people ages 12 to 17 take up smoking tobacco cigarettes... more >

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