The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found that the use of electronic cigarettes has tripled among U.S. teenagers in the last year. They are now more popular than conventional cigarettes. E-cigarettes create a nicotine vapor to inhale, which is still dangerous for developing brains. Public health officials are concerned about how aggressively e-cigarette companies market to teens with sweet flavors and cartoons. Listen to this story and then debate the positive and negative opinions on e-cigarettes.
Story Length: 3:36
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AIR DATE: 04/17/2015