Underage vaping is on the rise in Australia and that has authorities concerned. A Cancer Council survey showed 1 in 10 Australians between the ages of 12 and 17 have tried an e-cigarette — and of those, one-third had vaped in the past month.
Some experts have raised concerns about attempts to market vaping with youth-targeted e-cigarette juice flavours, like popcorn and bubblegum.
Others are concerned about the wider e-cigarette industry, and express mixed opinions on vaping’s effect on the uptake of traditional cigarettes.
In the US, deaths of e-cigarette users have led to pleas from health agencies for people to stop vaping.
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