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1 in 5 US Teens are Still Vaping Despite Declines in US Youth Vaping Rates

Among high school students, 16 percent said they vaped in the past month, down from 21 percent last year. Vaping by high school students has dropped significantly since 2019 but remains a public health concern.
The progress we’re seeing in reducing youth tobacco use is encouraging,” said CDC Director, “but far too many young people continue to use tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.”
Vaping is an emerging public health concern among youth that needs further action to protect their long-term health and development.
What Motivates US Youth to Vape?
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How Does Vaping Affect Your Mental Health?

Vaping also affects mental health in young people, especially. Various studies indicate that about 21% of people who vape are affected by mental health issues, compared to only 4% of non-vapers. In addition, the percentage of teens who have tried vaping has risen from 3.3% in 2015 to 6.5% in 2017, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
The main risk of vaping is that it will create a new addiction. Suppose you feed your brain something that makes it release more dopamine than usual. In that case, you can become addicted to that thing, and it will make the world seem more intense and less stressful than before….


Vaping is 95% Safer Than Smoking; Is it True?

According to Public Health England, Vaping is 95% safer than smoking, an agency of the Department of Health.
How Vaping Works
Vaping is safer than smoking, but it’s not entirely safe. However, it is important to note that vaping is not completely safe and should be used only as a substitute for smoking.
The main harmful chemical in tobacco smoke is tar. This is caused by burning tobacco leaves and inhaling the smoke. In contrast, electronic cigarettes do not burn anything, and there is no smoke involved.
When you vape, you only inhale the vapor that contains nicotine. E-cigarettes …


Here’s What You Need to Know About Philip Morris’ Hot Tobacco Product—IQOS

A few years ago, when Philip Morris International launched IQOS, which stands for I Quit Ordinary Smoking, it was touted as an “innovation to end cigarette smoking.”
So how does IQOS work? Like vapor cigarettes and other e-cigarettes on the market, IQOS heats a tobacco stick instead of burning it. The resulting vapor, which looks like smoke without fire, is called heated tobacco.
What’s in an IQOS Kit?
The IQOS is similar to a vape pen and can be described as a tobacco stick with a chamber that heats the stick. The user then draws the vapor into their mouth.
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