The electronic cigarette is a technology that allows users to inhale vapors.
But while vaping is a fun way to relax or cool off, it’s also becoming a more common way for teens to access nicotine, according to the National Institutes of Health.
While the vaping industry has exploded in recent years, there’s been a sharp drop in the number of teens who have tried it.
Now, the trend has become increasingly popular among middle school and high school students.
With the rise of vaping, a number of kids are now using it as a way to experiment and play.
But there’s one big question: Does it really work?
We recently spoke with Dr. Josephine Gubler, a professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, about the science behind the new vaping trend.
Gubler is a leading authority on nicotine, and she’s been studying nicotine since the 1980s.
She says she’s never seen nicotine being used as a gateway to smoking.
“There’s been no research that has demonstrated a relationship between e-cigarette use and tobacco use, at least not to the extent that we’re seeing with smoking,” she said.
She says the way that e-cigarettes are marketed to teens and adults is different than what they are marketed as, and that the devices don’t work the same way.
“In my experience, the devices have always been designed to be used with the intention of getting them hooked,” Gublin said.
Gebler’s research has shown that teens are more likely to start using an electronic cigarette if it’s paired with a tobacco product, like a cigarette.
The devices work by vaporizing nicotine, making it easier for users to exhale nicotine.
“But, if they’re paired with an alternative, like an e-cig, there might be a little bit of a disconnect,” Gebler said.
“If you’re not using a tobacco cigarette, you’re still not getting that nicotine.”
Gublin also says that the technology is getting a lot of attention because of its appeal.
“It’s been on the market for a long time,” she noted.
“The people who are buying them are using them to try different things.”
In some ways, vaping and smoking are becoming a new norm.
But Gublson says that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
“We need to keep educating the public about what this new technology is, because that’s the only way that we can prevent a smoking epidemic.”
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