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Schumer targets e-cigarette marketing

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Is the marketing behind Electronic Cigarettes aimed at kids?

New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) says the industry's trendy packaging and flavors like bubble gum and cotton candy aren't fooling anyone. Schumer is co-sponsoring a Senate bill that would ban e-cigarette marketing aimed at kids.  A study published last week in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics found that middle and high school students who smoke e-cigarettes are seven times more likely to smoke traditional cigarettes.

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