The popular e-cigarette company has been issued a marketing denial order by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), instructing the company to remove its e-cigarettes from the market in the United States, with the decision affecting "all of their products currently marketed to the U.S. "There's no denying that the vaping culture has undergone significant change in recent years, as evidenced by a representative's statement that the company will challenge the decision. Here's what you need to know about the FDA's decision, the young people who are driving the vaping culture today, and the research on the potential benefits for adults trying to quit smoking.
"A downward trend" The FDA's decision to stop selling this product was a precautionary move because there was not "sufficient evidence regarding the toxicological profile of the products," as stated by the FDA, according to The Conversation. This was done to ensure the public's health and protect the public's health. This is a well-known brand in the vaping community, and many people may recall its popularity in the teen vaping scene just a few years ago. The Conversation goes on to say that teen vaping is on the decline right now, with data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showing that 27.5 percent of high school students reported vaping at least once in the previous month in 2019, and that number has since dropped to 11.3% in 2022. The Conversation goes on to say that this trend is continuing. However, according to The Conversation, restrictions on youth access, government campaigns against vaping, and the pandemic are likely to blame for the decline in vaping among teens.

The benefits of vaping for adults It has been noted that approximately 15 million adults in the United States now report vaping, or 6% of adults. According to an article published by Harvard Health, this number is roughly double what it was three years ago. The article goes on to explain that some studies have suggested that using an electronic cigarette can be "modestly helpful" for people who are trying to quit smoking, and it cites an analysis to support this idea. The authors of 61 studies estimated that nine to fourteen people out of 100 who tried to quit smoking by vaping might be successful, indicating that e-cigarette use was more effective than other methods. However, a University of Washington study that tracked changes in smokers' health and social functioning at two different ages (age 30 and again at 39) highlights additional benefits. According to the findings of a study that were reported in an article that was published at, approximately one-third of smokers switched to vaping some or all of the time by the age of 39. This group "reported better physical health, exercised more, and had a more social engagement."

Even though vaping has some risks, those who want to try it to quit smoking should know that there are other options to think about. There are two main categories of vape juice, which is also known as e-liquid or juice. Salt Nicotine Pod Juice, for instance, contains high concentrations of salt nicotine (rather than freebase nicotine) and is intended to be used in smaller pod devices that are inhaled mouth-to-lung (MTL). Without the unpleasant side effect of freebase nicotine, also known as a "throat hit," nicotine salt use "allows for significantly higher nicotine concentrations. "On the other hand, sub-ohm juice, also known as vape juice, is used in tanks, vape mods, and larger sub-ohm devices. It typically contains freebase nicotine in lower concentrations and is inhaled directly into the lungs. It has been noted that this type does not generate the same buzz as higher-strength pods or disposables, even when combined with larger devices. Knowing the difference is essential to ensuring that you make the right investment in the right kind of vape juice, even though your preferred flavor and the kind of device you intend to use will determine which one is best for you.

There are a number of reasons why youth vaping culture appears to be declining. However, a number of studies appear to highlight the vaping culture's potential benefits for adults attempting to quit smoking.

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