1. runawaybunny

    Young people’s e-cigarette use is not a substantial gateway to regular smoking

    The scientific journal Addiction published a study that found that e-cigarette usage in England by young adults between 2007-2018 did not correlate with significant increases or decreases of smoking. Numerous longitudinal observational studies previously suggested that there may be a gateway...
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    New studies examine teen vaping association with sexual risk behavior and drug usage

    Electronic vapor product (EVP) usage among U.S. high school students is associated with a higher likelihood of engagement in nine out of 10 sexual risk behaviors, according to a new study which analyzed data from the 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey. A related study found that adolescent...
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    Youth who use vaping products are more likely to smoke cigarettes, increase use of both

    Adolescents who use vaping products are not only more likely to smoke cigarettes but are also likely to increase their use of both products over time, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The research, which provides insight into patterns of vaping and cigarette smoking as youth...