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Menthol Smoking Up Among Young People

Researchers from the University at Buffalo in New York found that puffing on menthols is a habit increasing among young smokers, says HealthDay News. Their new study states that 57 percent of menthol smokers were between the ages 12-17 and smoking this type of cigarettes were most common among people of color and women. 

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