lunes, 9 de noviembre de 2015

E-cigarette regulations may increase teen smoking (and help Big Tobacco) – 9 de Noviembre de 2015 – EEUU

As teen smoking rates have declined, teen use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices have increased. This is a real concern, and it has prompted many states to ban e-cigarette sales to minors. Such regulation sounds like a good idea, but new research suggests it may backfire.

A forthcoming paper in the Journal of Health Economics finds that bans on teen access to e-cigarettes may increase teen smoking rates. Here’s how the Yale School of Public Health describes the research:

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