Partners in Prevention - Flavored tobacco products are a health risk to kids and young adults
Last updated 3/8/2022 at 11:55am
It is well known that flavors, such as fruit or candy, play a significant role in enticing kids and young adults to try and use tobacco products.
Studies from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration show that flavors play a major role in youth initiation and use of tobacco products. Although there has been significant progress in reducing youth cigarette smoking in recent years, there has been little progress in reducing overall tobacco use in a decade due to the popularity of flavored products like e-cigarettes and cigars. Consider these numbers:
• 81 percent of youth who have ever used...
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