Monday, June 18, 2007

Candy Cigarettes Linked to Smoking

Candy cigarettes predispose children who play with them to smoke the real things later, new research concludes. The study is the first to show a statistical link between a history with fake cigarettes and adult experiences with real smokes — 22 percent of current or former smokers had also regularly consumed candy cigarettes, while only 14 percent of those who have never smoked had eaten or played with candy cigarettes often or very often.

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