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Vapes Look ‘Like Toys’ Now. Uh-Oh.

Alexa Addison remembers what vapes looked like when she was in high school. The dominant e-cigarette was Juul, a slim, black rectangle with sharp corners that resembled a flash drive. By the time Ms. Addison, 19, started college at the University of North Carolina Wilmington last year, the vape du jour had shifted. She saw many of her classmates brandishing Elf Bars, brightly colored e-cigarettes that looked like ombré AirPods cases, with gently sloped chimneys for inhalation.

November 06, 2023 by