New UCSF study: E-Cigarettes are Expanding Tobacco Product Use Among Youth  

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The study will be published online January  2017 in Pediatrics as well as the February print issue of the journal.

 “We didn’t find any evidence that e-cigarettes are causing youth smoking to decline,” said lead author Lauren Dutra, a former postdoctoral fellow at the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education and current social scientist at RTI International, a not-for-profit research organization based in North Carolina.

 “While some of the kids using e-cigarettes were also smoking cigarettes, we found that kids who were at low risk of starting nicotine with cigarettes were using e-cigarettes,” Dutra said. “Recent declines in youth smoking are likely due to tobacco control efforts, not to e-cigarettes.”

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