TITLE

E-cigarettes more popular than tobacco among youth

AUTHOR(S)
Thatcher, Amy
PUB. DATE
April 2015
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/7/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 6, pE184
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that electronic-cigarettes are more popular than their traditional tobacco counterpart among Canadian youth, according to the Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey. Topics covered include the percentage of youth aged 15-19 who have tried vaporing, the concerns raised by Manitoba Lung Association executive Director Margaret Bernhardt-Lowdon about the rates of youth experimentation with e-cigarettes and details of laws in Canada regulating e-cigarettes.
ACCESSION #
102142645

 

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