Survey Finds 2 Million US Teens Are Vaping Marijuana

E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but results of a survey show 2.1 million middle and high school students have used them to get high.

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A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the new popularity of vaping among teens. E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but results published Monday mean 2.1 million middle and high school students have used them to get high. The devices are generally considered a less dangerous alternative to regular cigarettes, despite little research on their long-term effects including whether they help smokers quit. The rise…

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