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Move over tobacco: U.S. teens now prefer e-cigarettes, study finds
Move over tobacco: U.S. teens now prefer e-cigarettes, study finds

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional cigarettes as the most popular smoking device among American teens, researchers reported Tuesday. In fact,  8th and 10th graders were twice as likely to report having used an e-cigarette in the past 30 days as they were to say they had smoked a regular tobacco cigarette, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future report. Surveys of 41,551 high school students attending 377 schools around the country revealed that 9% of 8th graders had used an e-cigarette in the past month, compared with 4% who smoked traditional cigarettes. Among 10th graders, 16% reported recent e-cigarette use, compared with 7% who smoked regular cigarettes. ...

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