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Study suggests flavored tobacco is MORE addictive than non-flavored - and young adults who vape sweet products are more likely to become daily smokers or e-cig users

Flavored tobacco products are more likely to get teenagers and young adults hooked to smoking or vaping than non-flavored products, a new study says.  Researchers found that the first use of a menthol or mint flavored cigarette placed teens and young adults at high risk of subsequent cigarette smoking.  What's more, trying flavored or menthol cigarettes for the first time was associated with an eventual progression to daily cigarette use.  The team, from the University of Vermont, says flavored cigarettes and vapes are what get teens hooked to tobacco in the first placed, leading to a potential lifelong addiction.  Read more....

 

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