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Yes, there is a school vaping crisis

The numbers of illnesses and deaths linked to vaping is less than staggering. It pales in comparison to the number of deaths due to traditional smoking and alcohol consumption.  So say the vaping enthusiasts, and they have a point. But their numbers are based on many decades of studying cigarette and alcohol use. We don’t have those numbers for vaping.  Here’s what we do know about vaping: The National Institute on Drug Abuse tells us that 37% of high school seniors report vaping in the last 12 months. Twenty percent report doing it in the last one month. These 2018 figures are way up over the previous year.  Read more....



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