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Study: e-cigarette growth outpaces traditional cigarettes

HawaiiNewsNow reports - "Nearly half of all young adults in Hawaii have tried an electronic cigarette, according to a new report.

"Anecdotally, we're told that it's more prevalent in Hawaii than other states," said Pallav Pokhrel, assistant professor at the University of Hawaii's Cancer Center.

"Right now, it seems like electronic use is even higher among younger adults than cigarette use."

Pokhrel is the lead author of a study on e-cigarette use among Hawaii's young adults. The report, which looked at usage among 300 young adult, found that about 43 percent between the ages of 18 and 35 have tried e-cigarettes once."...   Read the full story

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