Study: Vaping Not a Teen “Gateway Drug”
A new study shows e-cigarettes aren’t a gateway to teen smoking.
This was published in the medical journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research, on Monday.
The new research found teens who experiment with vaping are more likely to try cigarettes…
But vaping first does not increase the odds that they’ll become smokers.
The study calls into question earlier research that’s linked e-cigarettes to smoking.
The new research did it differently — and looked at more than 12-thousand middle school and high school students in the U.S.