U.S. teens’ e-cigarette use associated with smoking –study

Michael Siegel, School of Public Health

A study published on Thursday found an association between smoking and e-cigarette use among adolescents but didn’t answer a pressing public-health question on whether e-cigarettes acted as a gateway to smoking…

Expert quote:

“The authors seem to have an axe to grind. I could equally argue that what this study shows is that people who are heavy smokers are attracted to e-cigarettes because they are looking to quit.”

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