The Juul Fad Is Far Bigger Than I Ever Would Have Guessed

24 December 2018Science

Kevin Drum, writing for Mother Jones:

The University of Michigan’s adolescent drug survey announced some dramatic results today:

Increases in adolescent vaping from 2017 to 2018 were the largest ever recorded in the past 43 years for any adolescent substance use outcome in the U.S.

In just a handful of years, vaping has undone decades of work to reduce teen smoking. It’s like a disease on the verge of eradication spontaneously transforming into an epidemic.