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By Sonia Young
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Vaping: The New Threat of Nicotine Addiction Among Youth


September 25, 2019

E-Cigarettes, vapes, mods, e-hookahs, vape pens, tank systems and JUULS have been a popular topic on the national news lately. Although deemed to be less harmful and supposed help people stop smoking regular cigarettes these devices are becoming a major health issue, and are threatening to addict the next generation of youth to nicotine.

A new study published in Tobacco Control showed that of the 15% of adult tobacco users who have tried the e-cigarette “JUUL”, only one-third used the product as a way to quit. 32% reported that they used them because family, friends or colleagues did....

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