"So we have very good news," she said, "but at the same time we have to be vigilant, as there is very high acceptance and embrace of vapors of teenagers, which could then lead them to manage other people's drugs."  Vaping: "A real problem"
This year was the second year that the "Monitoring the Future" survey asked high schools about vaporizing certain substances: nicotine, marijuana or "just flavor".
Flavoring was the most frequently reported substance in the eighth-graders at 15.1%, followed by nicotine at 10.9% and marijuana at 4.4%.
Year 10 students reported identical rates of flavor and nicotine, but 12.4% reported marijuana vapors. Among 1
"You can see that 30% of the 12th graders were exposed to nicotine last year," Volkow said.
"Another problem is that these devices are very efficient in getting drugs into your brain quickly and administering drugs that make you addicted – and that's not just nicotine, now we know it's for Use 9THC "or Tetrahydrocannabinol, a cannabinoid In marijuana, be it chemical, she said.
"However, since MTF does not differentiate between Vaping and Juuling in their survey, it's hard to know what the teens are using," Halpern-Felsher said of the new report.
"The overall decline or stabilization of drug use is promising, although the increase in marijuana vapors is worrying," she said. "It's clear that prevention messages for teenagers need to go beyond traditional drugs and include all forms of nicotine and vapors."