No One Is Ready for the Teen Vape Addiction Crisis
‘It’s a nightmare because we’ve unleashed this massive experiment on our population—on our children.’
Ryan Kasak never thought he’d get addicted to vaping.
For nearly a year after his first e-cigarette hit at a club in Tallahassee when he was 18, the Florida State University business student thought he had his smoking under control. His Juul was nothing more than a “party item,” he told The Daily Beast—a way to signal “I’m cool, too” when he didn’t have a drink in his hand.
“I’m never gonna get addicted to this,” he remembers thinking.