US survey shows e-cigarettes more popular than traditional cigarettes among teens
The US government's annual drug survey, the National Institute on Drug Abuse Monitoring the Future Survey, shows that electronic cigarettes are more popular among teens than traditional cigarettes. Nearly 9 per cent of kids in Grade 8 had used an e-cigarette in the previous month whereas just 4 per cent of kids had smoked a traditional cigarette.
You can read more in this CBC article.
"Let me be unequivocal. There is absolutely no question that if you use nicotine as the result of its delivery in a vapour as opposed to its delivery from smoke, it is infinitely, infinitely safer," says Dr. Andrew Pipe in this short video about nicotine addiction and e-cigarettes.
Learn more about nicotine addiction and smoking cessation in this series of short videos by Dr. Andrew Pipe.