Sorry about that, no articles matching ' ' were found. You won't believe the latest teen fad - it's smoking cigars! And with the industry pushing flavors like grape, cinnamon, and apple flavored stogies, a lot of teen girls are now lighting up, too. According to Health Day News, if you're a parent, you're right to be alarmed.
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At least three major cigar products — little cigars, large cigars and cigarillos — exist in the category. Little cigars, cigarillos and large cigars are sold in a variety of flavors, including candy and fruit flavors, such as sour apple, cherry, grape, chocolate and menthol. Since , total cigarette consumption rates among Americans have declined Overall, 4. The rates of use among youth are particularly troubling. While the prevalence of cigar use among high school students in the U. Because FDA did not at that time have jurisdiction over cigars, cigar manufacturers took advantage of this loophole and began to heavily market and promote flavored cigar products, no doubt leading to the observed increase in use among youth.
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Smoking is one of the worst things you can do to your body. Yet every single day, about 3, kids and teens start smoking. Most middle school students don't smoke — only about 1 in 50 does.
Some e-cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Some look like USB flash drives, pens, and other everyday items. News outlets and social media sites report widespread use of JUUL by students in schools, including classrooms and bathrooms.