Survey: Percentage of Teens Vaping Doubled in Past Year

29 min
at 9:00 AM
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One-fifth of high school seniors questioned in a recent survey had vaped nicotine in the past month. That's double the number of teens who reported doing so in last year's annual survey conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Critics of e-cigarettes say that the industry targets kids with flavored products and is creating a new generation addicted to nicotine. We'll discuss the potential long-term health effects of vaping and the growing popularity of e-cigarettes.


Gregory Conley, president, American Vaping Association

Pamela Ling, professor of medicine, UCSF