Young vapers aren’t always aware they’re inhaling nicotine, says study

A new study has found that many teens using e-cigarettes appear to be inhaling significant quantities of nicotine without realizing. The research, published in the journalPediatrics, studied 517 individuals aged 12 to 21. Participants were asked to fill out questionnaires about their use of regular cigarettes, e-cigarettes and marijuana. Almost 14% reported that they had already tried regular cigarettes, 36% said that they had tried e-cigarettes and 31.3 % said that they had tried marijuana. Researchers from Stony Brook University in New York, United States, carrying out the study, then collected urine samples from the participants. Overall, the substances found large...

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