Buccaneers News · Teen Vaping Concerns

“The U.S. surgeon general calls it a public health crisis. A 2018 surgeon general advisory noted that one in five high school students and one in 20 middle school students vape. In 2017, the Massachusetts Risk Behavioral Survey reported that about 20 percent of high schoolers use vapes and 41 percent of high schoolers reported ever using e-cigarettes.”

Please read the following article about the dangers of vaping and how it is becoming such a huge issue with teens. We are very concerned with the number of students that treat it as if it is not harmful. Please speak to your children to ensure they completely understand the risks they are taking with their health.

Vaping is ruining student athletes: ’It’s heartbreaking,’ Massachusetts parents, school officials say