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JUUL ADDICTIONS ARE AN EPIDEMIC AMONG TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS

News outlets and social media sites report widespread use of JUUL by students in schools, including classrooms and bathrooms. Young adults, parents, and school districts are seeking legal action to hold JUUL accountable for its deceptive marketing practices that has led countless young Americans into JUUL addictions. 

If you or a loved one suffer from a JUUL addiction, you may be entitled to financial compensation. 

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Young People Who Use JUUL May Be More Likely to Smoke Cigarettes in the Future

Many young people who use e-cigarettes also smoke cigarettes. There is some evidence that young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future. Specifically, a 2018 National Academy of Medicine report found that there was some evidence that e-cigarette use increases the frequency and amount of cigarette smoking in the future.

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Shocking Adolescent Vape Use Statistics

What Is JUUL?

 

JUUL is one of a few prolific e-cigarette brands that use nicotine salts, which allow particularly high levels of nicotine to be inhaled more easily and with less irritation than the free-base nicotine that has traditionally been used in tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. JUUL is known to be sold and advertised as containing fruity flavors that are appealing to adolescents and young adults. All of these factors have led to numerous young Americans falling into nicotine and JUUL addictions.

Nicotine and JUUL Addiction Risks

For teenagers, nicotine poses particular risks because it affects brain development, with negative effects on the areas of the brain that regulate attention, learning, and impulse control. Teens who use nicotine are at substantially elevated risk for developing a lifelong nicotine addiction. Despite the common misconception that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, a growing body of evidence indicates that long term effects of vaping are incredibly detrimental to physical and mental health.

Students who Vaped in the past 30 days

3.6M

12th Grade Students Who vape regularly

~37%

Have seen Vape Advertising

20M

Vape Users who Never smoked Cigarettes

44.3%

Juul Addiction Expert

“It’s frightening for me as a pediatrician because I really feel like there’s this uncontrolled experiment happening with our young people. They don’t perceive the harm, and we can’t show them what it’s going to be.”

Susanne E. Tanski, MD, MPH

Tobacco Prevention Expert, American Academy of Pediatrics

Deceiving Ingredients

JUUL Vapor is Not Simply Water Vapor

What Is “Vapor?”

 

E-Juice uses a base liquid which is either Propylene Glycol or Vegetable Glycerin, Nicotine, and flavorings. The Propylene Glycol and Vegetable Glycerin act as propellants that allow nicotine and flavoring to be vaporized into an inhalable aerosol. With that said that brings up the question are each of these components safe to inhale?

“Food Safe” Does not mean safe to inhale

Propylene Glycol and Vegetable Glycerin are both generally regarded as safe for oral consumption, however not much long term data is out there to understand the effects of vaping these two liquids. In controlled lab settings, Propylene Glycol and Vegetable Glycerin were found to inhibit cell reproduction. Likewise, Little to no research has been done on flavors like Vanillin and Cinnamaldehyde, which are examples of widely used flavorings that are not FDA approved for inhalation.

If you have suffered a serious JUUL injury or a family member has a serious JUUL addiction, contact the vape lawyers at Clark & DiStefano. We investigate cases of vaping lung injury, vaping lung infection, vape mod battery fire, seizure from vaping, stroke from vaping, heart attack caused by vaping, and addiction in minors and young adults.

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