E-cigarettes growing in popularity with teens

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Chicagoans help on electronic cigarettes studyThe number of middle and high school students who use e-cigarettes doubled in 2012 from the previous year.

The data show one in ten high school students tried an e-cigarette last year.

Health officials are concerned that the devices could be creating as many health problems as they are solving.

The makers of e-cigarettes promote them as a healthy alternative to smoking, but researchers say the health effects are not clear.

They do acknowledge that they are less harmful than traditional cigarettes.

Popular

Latest News

More News