CDC: 2012 rates show 10 percent of high school students have tried e-cigarettes

The CDC says e-cigarettes are becoming more popular among teens at an alarming rate. As of last year, the agency found that 10 percent of

As of 2012, the agency found that 10 percent of high school students had tried an e-cigarette.

As of 2012, the agency found that 10 percent of high school students had tried an e-cigarette. (9/6/13)

SYOSSET - The CDC says e-cigarettes are becoming more popular among teens at an alarming rate.

As of last year, the agency found that 10 percent of high school students had tried an e-cigarette. That number is up from 4.7 percent in 2011.

Dan Jacobsen, a nurse practitioner at North Shore LIJ’s Center for Tobacco Control, calls e-cigarettes a gateway to nicotine addiction.

The FDA does not regulate e-cigarettes.
 

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