E-cigarettes may be reversing fall in teenage smoking, study findsBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3838 (Published 11 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3838
- Susan Mayor
Experimenting with electronic cigarettes may be reversing the previous long term decline in teenage smoking, a US study has shown.1
Adolescent e-cigarette use has increased rapidly in recent years, but it is unclear whether e-cigarettes are merely replacing cigarettes or whether they are being used by people who would not otherwise have smoked.
The study investigated tobacco use in five groups of teenagers who …