The 411 on Electronic Cigarettes

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  • The Rise of Electronic Cigarettes
  • Kids and E-Cigs
  • African-Americans and Smoking Rates
  • A Generation of Users
  • The Cancer Stick
  • Menthol and You
  • Smoking and Racial Health Disparities
  • Banned Overseas
  • Smoking Up
  • What Are E-Cigs?
  • How They Are Made
  • The Health Hype
  • Are They Really Healthier?
  • What About Secondhand Vapor?

African-Americans and Smoking Rates

While 19.4 percent of African-Americans are currently cigarette smokers, research shows that more than 70 percent want to quit. But not only do we have less success in quitting, we also pay the greater price for smoking. Blacks are more likely to develop and die from cancer than their white counterparts. (Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

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