Parents Beware: Vaping Appeal Growing Among Teens
In 2014, 21.6 percent of New York’s middle and high school students had used an electronic nicotine delivery system. In 2016, that number rose to 43.8 percent. Studies show that twelfth graders who use these devices are four times more likely to smoke cigarettes within one year. Additionally, using them to try to quit smoking often results in the use of both tobacco cigarettes and vaping devices.