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Smoking / E-Cigarettes #1064940

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 05, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) CDC figures on the use of e-cigarettes among middle & high school students cited.

(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) Concerns about the health effects of e-cigarettes examined; ad featuring actress Jenny McCarthy shown; map shown of states that ban sales to minors. [Teen Joshua SHORT – comments on his vaping.] [CDC director Dr. Tom FRIEDEN††- says kids’ brains are highly susceptible to nicotine addiction.] [Former surgeon general/Njoy consultant Richard CARMONA††- says we must prohibit sales to anybody under 18.] [Joshua’s father John SHORT†- worries about unknown health consequences.]

Williams, Brian;
Snyderman, Nancy

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