Each Juul pod delivers the same amount of addictive nicotine as 20 cigarettes. Their mint, menthol, fruit, crème and mango flavors have fueled what the FDA warns is a “youth e-cigarette epidemic.”
The NBC News (7/10, Edwards) reports, “Addictions to electronic cigarettes are derailing the dreams of promising young athletes, leaving them struggling to breathe, keep up with their teammates and find motivation to practice” their sports.
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Fact Sheet on e-cigarettes from the American Academy of Pediatrics