The Vaping Truth About the CDC's Teen Tobacco Survey
The Truth About the CDC’s
Teen Tobacco Survey
The Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC)
recently released data saying
teen use of e-cigs is up from
2011 to 2015.
Coincidentally, the CDC also
reported NO increase in teen
tobacco use, which by the way
proves NO “gateway effect”
between e-cigs and smoking.
Many organizations and
researchers, as well as a
New York Times op-ed, have
refuted the CDC’s data and
The National Institute of Health’s (NIH)
Monitoring the Future Survey (MTF)
actually reported decreases in e-cig
and tobacco use among teens from
2014 to 2015.
Yet, many media
did not include
any reference of
the NIH’s MTF
data that e-cig
Now anti-vaping organizations are
using this data to push their own
agendas for tougher regulations
on vapor products, including
taxing them like cigarettes.
The fact is vapor products are
only for adults.
The average age of a vaper is 39
and mostly all are former smokers.
No teen should ever pick up an e-cig.
The vapor industry always has
supported laws on age restrictions of
Parents and guardians should talk to
their children about NOT using any
The stark reality is
that smoking costs
America more than
$300B in annual
and kills nearly
Finally, there is a product on the
market that can be effective in
helping reduce the public harm
caused by combusted cigarettes,
which science says is more than
95 percent less harmful than
So, why would anyone want to
stop this progress?
The motives are unclear,
but the answer is probably more
about money rather than
protecting the public health.
And many of them
Right now, there are more than
40,000,000 adult smokers in the
U.S., so lives are literally at stake.
It is imperative that vaping is
embraced as a solution to the
death and destruction
caused by smoking.
Contact your elected state and
federal officials and inform them
on the truth about vaping.
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