TikTok videos to ditch vaping
Want to quit vaping? These teens ditching their Juuls creatively may inspire you.
On TikTok, we boycott the Juul electronic cigarette
The #ThisisQuitting challenge is part of a larger campaign against e-cigarettes. At least seven people are believed to have died from vaping in 2019 in the United States. The new challenge for TikTok users: giving up the Juul electronic cigarette. The initiators of the campaign hope to encourage as many people as possible to do the same.
For one capsule, the equivalent of 20 nicotine cigarettes
In the United States, one Juul capsule contains the equivalent of 20 cigarettes in nicotine. In addition, Juul cigarettes have not yet been reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration, the US food and drug agency. The Juul brand is also criticized for its marketing which mainly targets young people. The sixth, fifth and fourth students vape with Juuls. I find it crazy. It is a way of introducing very early on substance abuse in children reacts Katrina Russell, user of electronic cigarettes.
No limit to the concentration of nicotine in American e-liquids
In the United States, since August 2019, at least seven people have died from vaping-related illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There is no limit on the concentration of nicotine in American e-liquids, unlike in the EU countries, where this concentration must not exceed 2%. The European authorities have also ensured that the advertising of e-cigarettes targets people over 30 years of age. The #ThisisQuitting challenge # I stop in French on TikTok is part of a larger campaign to combat vaping launched by Truth Initiative, an American anti-smoking association. For the time being, the United States has raised the legal age for purchasing tobacco-related products to 21 years of age. The most flavored nicotine capsules have also been banned.