Youth and Tobacco Use
Tobacco Use among Children and Teens | American Lung Association
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Teens and E-cigarettes
When your parents were young, people could buy cigarettes and smoke pretty much anywhere — even in hospitals! Ads for cigarettes were all over the place. Today we're more aware about how bad smoking is for our health.
Of those, 2, youth will keep smoking. That is , new teen smokers every year. If current tobacco use patterns continue, an estimated 5. Teen Smokers become addicted faster and on lower levels of nicotine than adults. This makes the decision for a teen not:.