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Statistics

  • A recently published Truth Initiative study found that among current youth and young adult JUUL users, only 37 percent knew that the product always contains nicotine.
  • 63 percent of JUUL users did not know that this product always contains nicotine. 
  • A single Juul pod can have as much nicotine as twenty cigarettes. 
  • Nicotine exposure in adolescents is associated with problems with mood, attention, and learning. It also has adverse effects on the development of heart disease, aortic aneurysms, and associated with peptic ulcer.
  • While some flavorings may be safe to eat, they can be harmful breathed into the lungs.
  • Adolescents who vape are more likely to smoke traditional cigarettes in the future compared to their non-vaping counterparts.
  • The number of high-school students who used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days has risen roughly 75 percent since last year to about three million, according to preliminary unpublished data, confirmed by the F.D.A
  • A Harvard University study found that more than 75 percent of flavored e-cigarettes and e-liquid contained chemicals linked to severe respiratory disease.
  • 18 people have died from vape related lung illnesses. 
  • There have been at least 1000 cases confirmed cases of people becoming severely ill due to vaping.
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