As vaping among kids grows, new devices make it easy to vape in school – The-review

By JoAnne VivianoGateHouse Media Ohio

High school administrators across central Ohio are increasingly warning parents about teens using e-cigarettes or vapes.

Battery-powered vaporizers allow youngsters to inhale vapors from nicotine mixed with liquids in flavors such as bubble gum, cookies-and-cream or Mountain Dew. They also can be used to inhale marijuana and other drugs.

In Ohio, it’s illegal for unaccompanied minors to use or possess the devices, and high schools and some middle schools across the state have been updating tobacco policies to prohibit use on school property.

At Licking Valley High School in Newark, Principal Wes Weaver said confiscations of e-cigarettes have grown from about two or three a year to at least a couple a month.

“We’ve seen a marked increase in students who are using those or possessing those at school,” he said. “It’s just everywhere.”

This month, Granville High School principal Matt Durst used a weekly newsletter to tell parents specifically about the Juul brand of e-cigarette, which looks like a USB storage device and can be charged by plugging it into a USB port.


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