United States – There’s good news and bad news about teenagers and nicotine addiction. Although cigarette use is significantly down for teens, the use of e-cigs or vaping is at sky-high levels.
E-cigs have been hailed as a good alternative to cigarettes for adults who are trying to quit smoking, but it can be a step in the wrong direction for kids who might have never become addicted to nicotine otherwise.
The US Surgeon General Jerome Adams is urging you to be pro-active in battling the addictive habit.
However, on a better note, the National Institute on Drug Abuse says reported opioid use in teenagers right now is among the lowest that it has been since they started doing the research.
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