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Miech says teens who vape are more likely to smoke

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"E-cigarettes act as gateway to smoking for teens, scientists warn" - Yahoo News - ANI. 02/07/2017.

New evidence from ISR's Monitoring the Future indicates that vaping is "a one-way bridge to cigarette smoking among youth." The risk of teens who used e-cigarettes taking up cigarettes was four times greater than for their non-vaping peers. Richard Miech warns that vaping may desensitize teens to the dangers of smoking cigarettes.

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Richard A. Miech
Patrick M. O'Malley
Megan E. Patrick

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