November 25, 2017

Letter: E-cigarettes lead to increased teen nicotine use

Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, is an emerging public health issue as more research studies show the effects of their use.
One study at the University of Southern California found that teens who vaped frequently were about 10 times more likely to become regular smokers than teens who did not use e-cigarettes. This study concluded that vaping nicotine can make young, developing brains more sensitive to the addictive effects of nicotine.
I find this alarming, because e-cigarette companies use flavored liquids that appeal to young consumers. I applaud proposed New York State legislation to ban coupons

Source: http://www.websterpost.com/news/20170406/letter-e-cigarettes-lead-to-increased-teen-nicotine-use