Despite the Flavor Ban, Teens are Still Vaping – and Many With Concealable Pen Devices

July 4th, 2020

Despite local and national efforts to stem the tide of teen vaping, added stress and increased isolation have health experts worried about ongoing teen vaping.

Reports suggest that teens have been using discrete, disposable vape products that are easy to conceal, even when spending more time at home. 

These devices are designed for one-time use and have shown an increase in sales, despite the Trump administration’s partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes, announced in January and in effect as of Feb 5. The enforcement guidance issued by the Food and Drug Administration was aimed at stopping young people from vaping. It focused enforcement on flavored cartridges, like Juul’s popular products.

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