What’s extra, vaping is attracting teens and younger adults who would not otherwise smoke. So, a wholly new generation of individuals are becoming addicted to nicotine. Dr. Friedman said that quite than outright bans that may have unanticipated costs, she favors higher rules. Currently, aside from flavors, what is inhaled from e-cigarettes is unregulated. Still, she and different specialists are very involved about the explosive uptake of vaping by younger folks. In the 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey of 4.9 million highschool students, she said, 6 p.c reported smoking typical cigarettes whereas 33 p.c puffed e-cigarettes prior to now 30 days. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, declared e-cigarette use by youth an epidemic.