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Are e-cigarette ads encouraging teens to smoke?

Posted on: January 06, 2016


Manufacturers of candy-flavored e-cigarettes are targeting middle and high school students, according to advertising health watchdogs in a story that aired Jan. 6 on WSB-TV. Reporter Tom Regan spoke with Northside pulmonary and critical care specialist Dr. Amber Degryse about this dangerous trend.

"They use bubble gum flavored e-cigs, all kind of different sexy advertising and unfortunately the kids are picking up on it," Dr. Degryse said. “It still has that very addictive ingredient nicotine so you get hooked."

Watch the full story here.

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