This study, following students into young adulthood, shows that vaping nicotine and cannabis have similar increasing trajectories. This shows that just as policies have been enacted to restrict flavored nicotine vaping, so too should restrictions extend to other vaped substances, such as cannabis, to protect our younger populations. It was also determined that male adolescents have a higher likelihood of vaping than female adolescents and males who begin vaping in adolescence may be more likely than females to escalate their intake substantially.
by H. Isabella Lanza, PhD; Jessica L. Barrington-Trimis, PhD; Rob McConnell, MD; et al
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