Recently, the CDC published overwhelmingly positive news: Youth vaping is down by 60% or more since the high watermark (in 2019) of kids using e-cigarettes. But you’d have to use your own calculator to figure that out if you only read the CDC’s report on the data. And the FDA Center for Tobacco Products’ interpretation also plays fast and loose with the numbers, suggesting many more teens and youth are using e-cigarettes than what the data actually show.
I agree with the CDC and the FDA: Youth should not vape or use tobacco products of any kind, especially combustible cigarettes. [...]