I would respectfully disagree that there is a "vaping epidemic" among youth or that most under age people who vaping are now addicted to nicotine when they were not before because there is much evidence of the contrary....Id like to add that what my province is doing to regulate is not about the illegal products as much, and more about the lack of investment of information and knowledge by our government towards youth. They admitted to being slow on reform and now we have a youth vaping epidemic, which schools don’t have anyway to grapple with.
People, especially youth that weren’t addicted to nicotine or smoking, are now massively addicted. Vaping a pack worth of nicotine in one cartridge. My province has labeled nicotine a health crisis, enabling them to finally tackle the issue.
This is not being marketed as a product to assist smokers, but a shiny new pastime to take up. In my province, that is changing. And I welcome it.
There is No ‘Epidemic’ of Youth Vaping, Only a Moral Panic
The great American youth vaping epidemic. Really?
When senior officials claim that the is an epidemic of teenage vaping or nicotine addiction, what do they actually mean and does the claim makes sense? Most vaping is infrequent, and regular use is…