Social Media A Big Driver Of Teen Vaping Craze

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Social media is helping spur the e-cigarette epidemic among America’s teens, a new study suggests.

Nearly 15,000 Instagram posts related to Juul, the most popular e-cigarette brand, were released between March and May 2018, researchers found.

More than half the posts focused on youth culture or lifestyle-related content that would appeal to teens, according to results published July 2 in the journal Tobacco Control.

One-third of the posts contained overt promotional content that highlighted ways to