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Post by eddie on Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:49 pm

“Teens are clearly attracted to the marketable technology and flavorings seen in vaping devices,”
~ Dr. Nora D. Volkow, director of NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse.

A new survey found an alarming rise in the number of American teens who tried vaping last year. The study suggests that vaping may be driving an increase in nicotine use for teens.

In vaping, a battery powered device called an e-cigarette heats a liquid into a vapor that can be inhaled. The vapor may contain nicotine (the addictive drug in tobacco), flavoring, and other chemicals. E-cigarettes can also be used with marijuana, hash oil, or other substances.

More than 44,000 students took part in the 2018 annual survey of drug, alcohol, and cigarette use in 8th, 10th, and 12th graders. About 37% of 12th graders reported vaping in 2018, compared with 28% in 2017. Vaping of each substance that was asked about increased. This includes nicotine, flavored liquids, marijuana, and hash oil.

“Vaping is reversing hard-fought declines in the number of adolescents who use nicotine,” says Dr. Richard Miech, who led the study at the University of Michigan. “These results suggest that vaping is leading youth into nicotine use and nicotine addiction, not away from it.”


https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2019/02/vaping-rises-among-teens

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Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:52 pm

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Teens with too much time on their hands.
Too much loose money to burn..
Too little brains...

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