Posted by: audreybenenati | December 17, 2009

High-Sensation Seeking Youth Drawn to Sweet-Tasting Cigarettes, Study Finds

ScienceDaily (Dec. 15, 2009) — New research showing that thrill-seeking teenagers are especially susceptible to fruit-flavored cigarettes is in line with the recent ban on the sale of flavored cigarettes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September 2009. According to the FDA, the ban, authorized by the new Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, is part of a national effort by the FDA to reduce smoking, which is the leading preventable cause of death in America.

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