Up in Smoke: My Stint at Vaping

E-cigarette usage among teens is on the rise, and some people are concerned about the addictive habit. In this anonymous commentary, one teen details their experience with e-cigarettes, specifically a Juul. “It got to the point to where I would sometimes finish a pod in a day – roughly the equivalent of a pack of […]

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Do vape pens help teens quit smoking?

Nicotine is thought to be the most addictive substance available over the counter; but teens find out too late that once they start smoking, quitting is harder than they predicted.  Many come around to wanting to quit tobacco, and hear e-cigarettes (or “vape pens’), which contain nicotine but no tobacco, being touted as a transitional tool.  “I heard vape pens […]

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