Teen vaping use up 14%, Legislature must ban flavored products - Rutland Herald

In 2019, Vermont teen vaping of tobacco products rose 14%. Some youth drug prevention leaders want the Legislature to follow through on a proposed ban of flavored vaping products they saw target youth.

"It’s not surprising, but it is sad and scary,” said Tina Zuk, government relations regional lead for the American Heart Association. “I think we’ve increasingly seen youth turning to e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products because of the cool-factor or just the lure of flavors. And the tobacco industry just keeps coming up with more products as various ones get taken off the markets.”"



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