E-cig Study in Journal Pediatrics

The number of teens exposed to E-cigarette ads has increased, which means the increasing chance that they will one day try smoking. ) That's according to a new study published in the Journal Pediatrics. Ads for traditional cigarettes have been banned from television since 1971, but E-cig commercials are allowed. Researchers found youth exposure to E-cigarette ads increased by 256 percent from 2011 to 2013. The study mentions that 24 million youth have been exposed to the commercials, which aired mainly on national cable networks such as AMC and CMT. The FDA is currently considering banning the sale of E-cigs to minors

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