Yet Another Study Debunks The Teen Nicotine Epidemic
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In a statement release from the American Vaping Association, it is stated that, “only one in five teens are using nicotine while vaping.” Taking this fact from a new article in the Tobacco Control journal, its yet another study that contrasts a popular misconception that vaping is a gateway for teens to start smoking.


It’s a fact that a majority of vapers were pior smokers and are looking to quit nicotine all together, using vaping as a positive method. But many, including governing bodies like the FDA, are ensuring that vape products have restrictions so that teens, especially underaged, will not be exposed to unhealthy habits.


It sounds like a situation with great intention, but it seriously denies the facts of what many researchers have concluded. This recent study by itself will help any open minded person to recognize that vaping isn’t as harmful to youth as it has been made out to be. The authors surveyed 15,000 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students based on their vaping experience. This was the first time research authors have ever asked youth about what they inhaled the most recent time they vaped. The overwhelming answer was “just flavouring,” making up two thirds of the responses (more than all the other answers combined).


Although studies have found that teen smoking is quickly reducing (by 50%) and that vaping doesn’t actually promote early nicotine exposure, the myth of a teen nicotine epidemic continues. The American Vaping Association and other partners continue to fight and expose these flaws in order to persuade government and the public. The lifespan of this teen epidemic myth is only costing numerous people their jobs according to the AVA president Gregory Conley.


Vaping has been proven to be 95 percent safer than smoking. So if you’re looking for a safer, healthier smoking option visit your local vape store in Euless, TX and our staff can help you with all your vape needs.