Doctors again call for action on vapes to stop kids smoking

April 16, 2024 by

Doctors again call for action on vapes to stop kids smoking

Children have been hospitalized due to severe lung issues from excessive vaping, prompting the Dutch child medicine association NVK to take action for a nicotine-free society and potentially banning e-cigarettes. An alarming 22% of Dutch youth aged 12 to 25 vape, often alongside smoking tobacco. Doctors warn of the tobacco industry's tactics to addict young people. Vaping is cheaper than smoking. The Netherlands banned flavored e-liquids in 2022.

21.00% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 3.0 million current smokers in Netherlands.



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