Kid-friendly e-cigarette ads appear to work

Cartoon characters hawking candy flavors can encourage nonsmoking teens to vape or smoke


RIPE FOR THE PICKING  Fruit-flavored e-liquids, which can contain nicotine, are among the ways that e-cigarettes are marketed toward teens, enticing even those who have never used tobacco products, researchers say.

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