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E-cigarette Appeal

E-cigarette Appeal

I remember that first whiff of cigarette smoke at school. Some girl locked in a bathroom stall, maybe a couple of them, giggling as they took a drag. At the time, I thought it smelled gross and didn't understand the appeal. However, I eventually got addicted and spent years trying to kick the habit before finally becoming smoke-free. It's on my list of regrets for sure. 

Apparently the 'cool' thing to try these days are E-cigarettes. According to the CDC, about 2.4 million middle and high school students were current users of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, in 2014.  E-cigarette users inhale vapor rather than cigarette smoke, so many users think they are...