What’s extra, vaping is attracting teenagers and young adults who wouldn’t otherwise smoke. So, an entirely new generation of persons are changing into addicted to nicotine. Dr. Friedman stated that somewhat than outright bans that can have unanticipated prices, she favors better rules. Currently, other than flavors, what’s inhaled from e-cigarettes is unregulated. Still, she and different specialists are very concerned about the explosive uptake of vaping by younger folks. In the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey of four.9 million high school students, she said, 6 percent reported smoking standard cigarettes whereas 33 % puffed e-cigarettes prior to now 30 days. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, declared e-cigarette use by youth an epidemic.