Vaping crisis

Dear Editor:
I was reading People magazine (all information, statistics, and quotes in this letter were taken from People magazine dated 12/19/19, pgs. 48-51) when I saw an article whose title was headed by the words “The Vaping Crisis”. Not knowing what vaping meant, I read the article which horrified me. It was about a once healthy athlete named Walker McKnight who was 19 years old when he bought his first e-cigarette. This is a device that can be smaller than a flash drive and contains tiny pods, often flavored. Each pod can contain as much nicotine as an entire pack of cigarettes. Two months later, he was almost dead.

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This story was posted on December 26, 2019.