What Our Youth Should Know
Teens are nearly 7x more likely to vape nicotine than adults, and types of nicotine used in vaping products can have elevated levels of nicotine and therefore more addicting.
There are high rates of sharing e-cigarettes among friends. Over half of current underage electronic vapor product users borrowed their device from someone else.
85% of e-cigarette users ages 12-17 use flavored e-cigarettes in Vermont. Among youth who had vaped in the last 30 days, 31% used every day (YRBS 2019)
Mint and Menthol Flavored Bait
More than half of underage tobacco users in the United States use menthol cigarettes. Among e-cigarette users mint is the second most commonly used flavor, after fruit.