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Survey: Nearly one in three Santa Clara County teens have tried vaping

Original post made on Aug 22, 2019

While cigarette use among high school students in Santa Clara County has hit an all-time low, vaping is on the rise: Almost one in three teens have tried electronic cigarettes, a survey released Wednesday has found.

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Posted by Grace Mah
a resident of Palo Verde
on Aug 22, 2019 at 8:02 am

There are a number of events being co-sponsored by the Santa Clara County Office of Education on Tobacco Use Prevention Education:

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Posted by Samuel L.
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:17 am

Samuel L. is a registered user.

From what I hear, Paly administration sponsors daily vaping events in all of the campus bathrooms open to all students that are widely supported by the students.

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Posted by Jonathan Brown
a resident of Ventura
on Aug 22, 2019 at 3:01 pm

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It doesn't help that the City encourages kids to take a "Safe Route to School" that includes a long stoplight at the Smokes & Vapes shop on the corner of Matadero and El Camino. Even San Francisco takes a tougher stand, having banned e-cigarettes. The City Council and school district ought to take this issue seriously.

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Posted by Vaper
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Aug 22, 2019 at 6:39 pm

Vaping while not for everyone, is a healthier alternative to conventional smoking.
No tar or harsh smoke...just the pure nicotine or THC.

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