From 2017 to 2018, there was an increase in any tobacco use, especially electronic cigarette use, for high school and middle school students.
Adolescents are increasingly using e-cigarette products such as pod-based systems but have misperceptions and lack of knowledge about these products.
“Pod mods,” which are small, rechargeable devices that aerosolize liquid solutions containing nicotine encapsulated in cartridges, pose a danger to adolescent users.
Future public health interventions developed for cigarette use must accommodate individuals with mental health and substance use disorders.
Calling the use of electronic cigarettes a burgeoning epidemic among teens, the FDA announced a crackdown on the sale of Juuls and other flavored e-cigarette devices to minors.
Nationwide initiatives to decrease cigarette smoking prevalence have not accommodated individuals with mental health or substance use disorders.
Non-smoking adolescents with tobacco smoke exposure have increased risk for TSE-related symptoms.
Teenagers’ use of any tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, is associated with subsequent marijuana use.
The AMA has adopted several policies to improve the regulation of tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes.
There was a large increase in sales of electronic cigarettes and related products in the United States in recent years as their prices fell.