'I Can't Stop': Schools Struggle With Vaping Explosion
E-cigarettes are widely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but they are too new for researchers to understand the long-term health effects, making today's youth what public health experts call a "guinea pig generation."
School and health officials say several things are clear though: Nicotine is highly addictive, the pods in vaping devices have a higher concentration of nicotine than do individual cigarettes, and a
growing body of research
indicates that vaping is leading more adolescents to try cigarettes.