Marijuana e-cigarettes use

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New research from Boston's Children's Hospital suggests that adolescents who use e-cigarettes were more likely to to use marijuana than teens who don't vape.

BOSTON (NBC NEWS) – Young people who use e-cigarettes have a higher risk of also using marijuana.

That is according to a new study from Boston’s Children’s Hospital.

Researchers analyzed 21 studies involving more than 128,000 young people ages 12 to 24.

Those who vaped were three and a half times more likely to have also used marijuana at some point.

That is compared to the teens who did not vape.

The association of e-cigarette and marijuana use was higher in the younger teens.

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