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September 20, 2015 12:00 AM

Tobacco industry once again targets youth with e-cigarettes

Researchers know little about the long-term effects of e-cigarettes. We do know nicotine, a highly addictive substance, has harmful effects on the adolescent brain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more young people are trying e-cigarettes, and those who try them are twice as likely to express intent to smoke conventional cigarettes.

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