Tag: vaping and public health

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Youth Think Vaping Does No Harm “I am officially declaring e-cigarette use [vaping] among youth an epidemic in the United States,” said U. S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams.    The numbers are startling. Eleven percent of high school seniors, 8 percent of 10th-graders, and 3.5 percent of eighth-graders reported vaping with nicotine in a one month […]

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Vapers More Likely To Become Smokers The electronic devices are already being blamed for reversing positive trends in lowering teenage smoking rates as kids who vape are more likely to try cigarettes. Now, the “safer” claims marketed with e-cigarettes are being debated through various studies. While some experts point to e-cigarettes as a way to help people […]

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Vaping Not A Safer Way To Consume Nicotine The surgeon general on Thursday called the skyrocketing use of e-cigarettes among youth “a major public health concern,” saying that while more research needs to be done on its potential harms, policymakers should take strong action to keep the products out of the hands of the nation’s young people. “We know […]

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