Smoking Fruit-flavoured Cigars a Dangerous Trend, Study

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Oct 26, 2013

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According to a government study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, suggests that cigars flavoured to taste like fruit have become popular among teens and are inclining them towards smoking.

fruit cigars dangerousThe study-based on a 2011 survey of nearly 19,000 students, grades 6 through 12- found that sales of regular and flavoured cigars have boomed in the last 12 years. It is conducted to gauge their use found that about 1 in 30 middle and high school kids said they smoke the compact, sweet-flavoured cigars.

According to The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentages rise as kids get older, to nearly 1 in 12 high school seniors. They also suggested that sweet flavouring can mask the harsh taste of tobacco and make smoking more pleasant.

Smoking fruit-flavoured cigars is a dangerous trend as the so-called small cigars look like cigarettes, addict as much as cigarettes and they kill like cigarettes.



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