E-cigarettes, a safer alternative for teenagers? A UK focus group study of teenagers' views

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Hilton, Shona; Weishaar, Heide; Sweeting, Helen; Trevisan, Filippo; Katikireddi, Srinivasa Vital;
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
  • Journal: BMJ Open,volume 6,issue 11 (eissn: 2044-6055)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013271, pmc: PMC5128897
  • Subject: 1734 | smoking | understandings | vaping | Smoking and Tobacco | E-cigarettes | teenagers | 1506 | Research | 1725 | 1703 | 1724

Objective: Concerns exist that e-cigarettes may be a gateway to traditional cigarettes and/or (re)normalise teenage smoking. This qualitative study explores how teenagers in the UK currently perceive e-cigarettes and how and why they do or do not use them.\ud \ud Design... View more
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