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Are e-Cigarettes a Threat to High-Schoolers?

Are e-Cigarettes a Threat to Our High Schoolers?

Schools across the nation are expressing their concerns with the new product and banning its use on their campuses. Flavors such as "fruit loops" and "cotton candy" reportedly make teens more intrigued to buy the electronic smokes.

Ten percent of high-school students have tried the product, but that percentage is expected to increase. More than 30 states have set an age minimum for purchasing e-cigarettes, said EducationNews.org.

"It is apparent that the companies manufacturing the cigarettes are singling out teenagers for their marketing by way of sponsoring events like music festivals, and through the use of celebrities in their advertising," said the article. 

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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