April 25th, 2016

Online E-Cigarette Advertising Draws More Teenagers

By Namrata
The News Independent

The researchers noted that when middles schools students said that they regularly saw advertisements of e-cigarettes online, that made them almost three times more likely to use such gaping devices that their peers who had never seen such advertisements. The researchers also noted that the students from which school who saw the online ads of e-cigarettes frequently were almost two times more likely to use such devices.

Singh further said in a mail, “The situation is compounded by the fact that e-cigarette online vendors are using social network services to market their products – and many online vendor websites are very easy for youth to enter and make purchases,” Reuters reported.

Previous studies have also shown that those teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely to switch to conventional tobacco cigarettes than those adolescents who have never tried such devices before.

Read more: http://www.thenewsindependent.com/online-e-cigarette-advertising-draws-more-teenagers/12257/

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