CDC Report: Youth Tobacco Use Rose 38% from 2017-2018

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new data on Monday, February 11 showing that more than 1.5 million youth currently use e-cigarette in 2018. The CDC attributes the e-cigarettes' youth appeal with a 38% increase in the use of any tobacco product by U.S. high school students. The data also showed that e-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among youth, as well as the most commonly used product in combination with another tobacco product. In addition, e-cigarette use is highest for boys, white students, and students in high school.

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