August 29, 2016

Study Shatters Idea to Include Vaping In St Louis Ordinance

The article reports findings of the 2015 Monitoring the Future Survey, which surveyed 15,000 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students about their vaping experiences.  For the first time in the survey’s history, students who reported prior usage of a vapor product were asked what substance they inhaled the last time they vaped.Among those who had ever vaped, “just flavouring” was by far the most commonly used substance at last use for around two thirds of students across all three grades. This answer was more common than all the others combined.Vaping of nicotine came in a distant second, with one in five (20%) 10th graders, a similar proportion (22%) of 12th graders, and 13% of 8th graders, giving this answer. Also surveyed in the question were marijuana (7-8% across all grades), ‘don’t know,’ and ‘other.’

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