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Teens turning away from cigarettes but still getting nicotine fix

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 Fewer teens are smoking cigarettes, but they're finding their nicotine fix somewhere else.

The Centers for Disease Control's Tobacco Survey found a decline in teens smoking cigarettes, but also found a notable increase in teens use of hookahs and e-cigarettes.

The CDC attributed the increase to lower prices for those products as well as their increased marketing, availability, and perception that they are safer alternatives to cigarettes.