To put it in robust terms, a Vape consists of a power source such as a battery, and a container such as a cartridge or tank that contains marijuana oil (as well as flavoring and many addicting chemicals such as nicotine) that are heated up into a vapor, hence the name "Vape". Vapes contain Nicotine which is an addicting chemical which makes Vape users use their vape a ton. This can lead to a diminish in stamina and lung health. For example, a study showed that Nicotine is well recognized as one of the most addictive substances, as addictive as heroin and cocaine. Now you should see the issue. Young kids can attain something as addicting as hard drugs with little to no enforcement easily just because they are slightly "Better than cigarettes".
Vaping Popularity in Teens and Kids: Experimenting with vaping encourages young people to continue smoking. A 2015 study found minors had little resistance to buying Vapes online. This conveys that teens have much higher acess to vapes than cigarettes and Marijuana even though vapes contain some marijuana. More recent studies show a trend of an increasing percentage of youths who use Vapes. In 2018, 20% of high school students were using Vapes. In 2020 however, this number exceeded 50% of high school students reported to have used some form of e-cigarettes.
The dangers of e-Cigarettes in General: Some look like traditional cigarettes, and most versions are reusable. The vapor is primarily composed of propylene glycol and/or glycerin, usually with nicotine and flavoring. Its exact composition varies, and depends on seve