Have you ever seen a teen smoking a piece of plastic? Yeah, those are electronic cigarettes. And the most popular one these days is, of course, JUUL. But what makes it so appealing to youngsters? And how popular is it exactly? We were curious about it, so we’ve asked 10,000 teenagers all across America why they love their JUULs and how often they use this little device. Let’s see what they had to say.
Interestingly enough, 79% of the respondents mentioned that their parents don’t allow them to smoke (both regular and electronic cigarettes). However, the teens still prefer smoking in school and at home. 64% of youngsters note that when smoking in school, they try to do it in a secluded place. When being asked whether they are doing so in order to avoid judgment or punishment from the teachers/headmaster,
Looks like social media and peers have the biggest influence on teenagers today. This actually shouldn’t be surprising: kids are very involved with social media these days. Among our respondents, 87% said that they have at least 2 social media accounts. As for the friend factor, 66% of the respondents said they had started using JUUL not to stand out from the peers who had been already smoking electronic cigarettes.
infographic by: vapingbase.com