Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie,
MD, PhD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: The number of Internet tobacco
vendors continues to increase,1-4 with
195 such Web sites identified in 2003.2 Because
teenagers and other minors frequently use the Internet1 and
online tobacco vendors rarely verify purchasers' age,1-4 it
is possible that minors can readily purchase tobacco products from the Internet.
Jensen JA, Hickman III NJ, Landrine H, Klonoff EA. Availability of Tobacco to Youth Via the Internet. JAMA. 2004;291(15):1837. doi:10.1001/jama.291.15.1837
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