In 2018 it was reported that 20.9% of 12 graders used e-cigarettes, compared to a reported 11% of 12th graders in 2017.
But why is the popularity of e-cigarettes on the rise?
Some factors include the marketing of flavors, relatively easy accessibility, and the belief that e-cigarettes are less harmful than other forms of smoking, like regular cigarettes.
Can you think of other reasons why the use of e-cigarettes is on an upward trend? Are e-cigarettes really less harmful?
Feel free to check out this article for more information- https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/news-releases/2018/12/teens-using-vaping-devices-in-record-numbers