Nicotine and the escalating risk of addiction for youth
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South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
SubjectTobacco use--South Carolina--Prevention; Nicotine addiction--South Carolina; Youth--Tobacco use--South Carolina; Teenagers--Tobacco use; Electronic cigarettes--South Carolina
Youth e-cigarette use has risen dramatically in South Carolina in the last three years, surpassing the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time. This is a major public health concern. Youth use of nicotine increases their risk of addiction, and can make them more susceptible to addiction to tobacco products and other substances in the future. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken by parents, educators, and health care providers to mitigate the growing risk.
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|Publisher||South Carolina State Library|
|Digital Collection||South Carolina State Documents Depository|
|Rights||Copyright status determined to be in the public domain on April 27, 2020 by United States Supreme Court ruling (Georgia et al., Petitioners v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. : 590 U.S.__(2020))|
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