Posted by: audreybenenati | May 7, 2010

Many teens mistook smokeless tobacco products for candy


JOHN REID BLACKWELL

TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITER
Published: May 7, 2010
Updated: May 7, 2010 10:34 AM

One out of three teenagers younger than 18 mistakenly identified a new type of smokeless tobacco product as candy or gum in a survey conducted by a Virginia tobacco-prevention group.

Conducted last year by student volunteers with the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, the survey asked about 1,400 people, including 728 younger than 18, to identify package images for several types of novel, smokeless tobacco products, along with package images of conventional mints and gums.

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