This article was originally published January 18, 2019 by CBS News.
The FDA is holding a hearing Friday morning to address the alarming spike in teen vaping and how to help those who want to kick the habit. According to the National Youth Tobacco Survey, more than 20 percent of high school students admitted to using an electronic cigarette within the last 30 days – up more than 77 percent since 2017.
It’s a disturbing trend and one that has parents and doctors scrambling for a reasonable solution. But the options for treating nicotine addiction in children is limited at a time when teen vaping is exploding in popularity, reports CBS News’ David Begnaud.