PARIS – The rapid spread of the use of electronic cigarettes among young teenagers has not slowed smoking in the same age group is much less inversely.
Neither vaping has caused 13- to 15-year-old people in the UK to see tobacco use in a more positive light. Tuesday.
The findings published in the BMJ Thorax Magazine are the latest to conclude that nicotine electronic cigarettes are not, as they once feared, a tobacco drug door.
that electronic cigarettes "re-normalized" smoking among young people during a period of growing but largely unregulated use in the UK, "the study said." Because practice is so new About decades, experts say, to determine that smoking ̵
A study of nearly 100,000 adults in the United States – presented at a large conference last month – showed that using the use of electronic cigarettes increases the likelihood of heart attacks, coronary heart disease and depression by 34, 25 and 55%, respectively.
The percentage of these conditions is much higher among smokers
Another February study published in Nature Journal scientific reports related chemicals used in 90% of vaping systems for impaired lung function, take aggressive steps to protect our children from these highly powerful products, "said the American surgeon in rare public reports in December, warning of the harmful in effect of nicotine on the still developing brains. New discoveries address changes in behavior and attitudes among a quarter of a million young teenagers in the UK from 1998 to 2015.
During this period, they found that the percentage of 13- to 15-year-olds who had smoked at least once they have fallen from 70 to 27 and the proportion of regular smokers has dropped from 19 to 5%.
Smoking is not "reorganized"
Also, the perceptions have changed. Only 27% of young teens in 2015 said it was OK to try a cigarette, compared to 70% 15 years earlier.
Most importantly, the speed at which these shifts took place has barely slowed, if at all, from 2011 to 2015, the take-off of electronic cigarettes.
"The favorable perception of regular smoking among this age group also declines more rapidly after the spread of electronic cigarettes, which would not be expected if smoking is working
Data from the rest of Europe and North America suggest
The use of electronic cigarettes in the US jumped more than 75% in 2018 compared to a year earlier, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to declare tougher regulations last fall
Teens of all ages the group today are more likely to withstand than smoking cigarettes, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Almost 10% of 13 to 14-year-olds have said they are vaporized. last week, but less than four percent burned a cigarette, NIDA reported in November
For 17- to 18-year-olds, the gap is closed, but the number of smokers is still 50% lower than consumers. today, each of 20 adults – or more than 10 million – uses electronic cigarettes and 3 times more smokers.