What’s extra, vaping is attracting teens and young adults who would not otherwise smoke. So, a wholly new technology of people are changing into hooked on nicotine. Dr. Friedman said that quite than outright bans that may have unanticipated prices, she favors higher regulations. Currently, other than flavors, what’s inhaled from e-cigarettes is unregulated. Still, she and different consultants are very concerned in regards to the explosive uptake of vaping by young individuals. In the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey of four.9 million high school students, she said, 6 % reported smoking standard cigarettes whereas 33 % puffed e-cigarettes in the past 30 days. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, declared e-cigarette use by youth an epidemic.