The FDA helps e-cigarette addiction in teens

Health

The most popular e-cigarette among teenagers is the Juul Pod.

 Just one pod has about the same amount of highly addictive nicotine found in an entire pack of regular cigarettes.

 E-cigarettes are getting a whole new generation hooked according to doctors who say teenagers don’t understand the danger of addiction.

 “Youths will say it’s no big deal, I can quit tomorrow — No you can’t.” Says Doctor Bonnie Halpern at Standord University.

 The anti-smoking nonprofit “truth initiative” just announced a texting program designed to help kids quit vaping while the American Lung Association takes it a step further, urging the FDA to ban flavors like mango that are attractive to kids.

 Read more: https://nbcnews.to/2sDszI9

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