E-Cigarette Group Calls CDC Study On Teen Use Deceptive

By Kira Lerner (August 29, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT) -- A trade group representing the electronic cigarette industry on Thursday said the Center for Disease Control and Prevention should revise its recent "deceptive" report detailing the popularity of e-cigarettes among young people who have never smoked traditional cigarettes.

The American Vaping Association responded to the CDC's study released Aug. 25, which found that many young e-cigarette users plan to use real cigarettes later in life, arguing the report failed to disclose its misleading methodology, according to the AVA's statement.

"The reported result is flawed because, unbelievably, teens who answered 'probably not' when asked if they intended to smoke in the future...

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