Teens Who Vape are More Likely to Smoke Tobacco

0 ratings

Video Description

"A new study shows that teenagers who use e-cigarettes, a practice called vaping, have a higher probability of using combustible tobacco products than teens who have used neither. E-cigarettes have grown in popularity as an alternative to smoking cigarettes because they are thought to be less detrimental to health than traditional cigarettes or other products that involve lighting tobacco on fire. E-cigarette is a catch-all term for the multitude of devices used for vaping flavored nicotine liquids. Dr. Nora D. Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, said in a press release, ""While teen tobacco use has fallen in recent years, this study confirms that we should continue to vigilantly watch teen smoking patterns. Parents and teens should recognize that although e-cigarettes might not have the same carcinogenic effects of regular cigarettes, they do carry a risk of addiction.""

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2015/0...
http://www.wochit.com

This video was produced by Wochit using http://wochit.com"

Quotes

"I hated cigarettes growing up. They kept my dad from playing football, or basketball, or tennis, or any of the things I like to do."

Dawq

MoreSend us your Quotes


Tips & Hints

  • Write a list of the reasons why you want to stop

    Keep the list with you and refer to it when tempted to light up. By write down the reasons why smoking is so harmful, the benefits of s...
    More
  • Set a date for stopping, and stop completely

    Some people prefer the idea of cutting down gradually. However, research has shown that if you smoke fewer cigarettes than usual, you a...
    More
  • Tell everyone that you are giving up smoking

    Friends and family often give support and may help you. Smoking by others in the household makes giving up harder. If appropriate, try ...
    More
  • Don't despair if you fail

    Examine the reasons why you felt it was more difficult at that particular time. It will make you stronger next time. On average, people...
    More
  • Anticipate when you are most likely to want to smoke

    In particular, drinking alcohol is often associated with failing in an attempt to stop smoking. You should consider not drinking much a...
    More
  • More Tips & Hints