New Report Shows 48.5% Increase in Middle Schoolers Who Smoking E-Cigarettes from 2017-2018

A New Report Shows 48.5% Increase in Middle Schoolers Who Smoking E-Cigarettes from 2017-2018

There was a 48.5% increase in middle school students who took up smoking e-cigarettes from 2017-2018, a new study finds. If the FDA won’t step in and regulate, then it will be up to the states to take a stand against the new tobacco tactics that target our children for a lifetime of addiction. Additionally, tobacco use among American high schoolers grew more than 38 percent last year from 2017 according to the same CDC report.

This means that one in four high schoolers and around one in 14 middle schoolers have used a tobacco product in the last 30 days. This equates to roughly 4.9 million students.

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