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Should movies with smoking get an 'R' rating?

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| Seventeen public health and medical groups say yes. The MPAA declines to comment. The nation's top tobacco company says it's against smoking in youth-oriented films.

Study links frequent vaping to regular tobacco smoking

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A study of more than 3,000 Los Angeles high school students finds the more young people use e-cigarettes, the more likely they are to smoke cigarettes frequently.

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Does raising the smoking age to 21 work?

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The strongest evidence suggesting this approach can succeed comes from the Institute of Medicine. It predicts a 12 percent drop among teens.

Study suggests teens who vape go on to try tobacco

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As state lawmakers consider regulating e-cigs like tobacco, a new study says 14-year-olds who try e-cigarettes are likely to sample other tobacco products.

'Yeah, I've tried vape.' Teens weigh in on e-cigarettes

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Government studies have shown teens are using e-cigs more than ever, but it's not clear why. Teens in Pomona and Glendale share their views on the phenomenon.

State launches ad campaign against e-cigarettes

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State public health officials began airing TV ads on Monday, and will also buy space on billboards and online warning against e-cigarette use.

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Teens using e-cigs more than cigarettes, study finds

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A national survey finds nearly 9 percent of middle schoolers had tried an e-cigarette in the past month, while 4 percent had smoked a tobacco cigarette.

E-cigarettes stoke teens' interest in tobacco cigarettes: study

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Teens who tried e-cigarettes were twice as likely to intend to try tobacco cigarettes than those who had not vaped, according to the CDC.