Teen Users Of Hookah and Snus Are More Likely To Turn To Cigarettes

Reuters (12/8, Doyle) reported that teenagers who use hookah or snus, a smokeless tobacco product, are more likely to use cigarettes, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. The study, which surveyed more than 2,500 youths during 2010 and 2011, found that those who had used snus and hookah at the time of the first survey were two to three times more likely to be cigarette smokers by the second survey.

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— “Teen hookah and snus users more likely to move on to cigarettes,” Kathryn Doyle, Reuters, December 8, 2014.

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