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Teen Interest in E-Cigarettes Dramatically Rises

The use of electronic cigarettes has been increasing rapidly among teens nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014. The increases in e-cigarette and hookah use offset declines in use of more traditional products, such as cigarettes and cigars, resulting in no decline in

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Peer Pressure to Smoke Greater in Middle School

Approximately 80% of adult smokers started smoking as teenagers. Most parents realize the dangers of smoking and don’t want their child to start. Many parents begin to think about how to address that concern when their teen enters high school. Those parents would be too late according to new research. Peer pressure to smoke is greater during middle school than

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