Vaping Is Growing In Popularity
In case you haven’t noticed those plumes of smoke emanating from the car in front of you, it seems like vaping is everywhere these days.
Despite their recent popularity, vaping – and e-cigarettes – have been around for a while.
What’s of particular concern to dentists, doctors, and other healthcare providers, is the popularity of vaping amongst young people.
According to CNN, citing a U.S. Surgeon General report indicated a 900% increase in e-cigarette use by high school students from 2011 to 2015, and the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey noted that 1.7 million high school students said they had used e-cigarettes in the previous 30 days.
Deceptive marketing & advertising tactics aside, is vaping actually safer than smoking cigarettes? Read the rest of this entry »