Study finds more teens vaping marijuana even as mysterious lung illness claims young lives

More teens are regularly using marijuana by vaping rather than smoking, even as mysterious lung illness claims young lives across the United States, according to a study released Wednesday.

Study finds more teens vaping marijuana even as mysterious lung illness claims young lives



Fourteen percent of high school seniors said they vaped marijuana in the previous month, according to the National Institutes of Health’s annual Monitoring the Future survey. That’s nearly double the rate from 2018, the second-largest annual increase recorded in the survey’s 45-year history. It’s also up dramatically from 4.9% in 2017.

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