70% of Middle, High School Students Have Been Exposed to E-Cigarette Ads, CDC Finds
Nearly 70% of U.S. middle and high school students have seen advertisements for electronic cigarettes, according to a CDC report released Tuesday. The findings suggest that, in total, 18.3 million youth nationwide saw e-cigarette advertisements in 2014. American Lung Association President and CEO Harold Wimmer in a statement said it is "unacceptable and dangerous" that so many youths are exposed to e-cigarette ads.
- "Advertising May Be Fueling the Popularity of E-Cigarettes Among Teens, CDC Says" (Kaplan, "Science Now," Los Angeles Times, 1/5).