As vaping illnesses rise, so do pleas to stop-smoking help lines

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October 16, 2019 - 10:02 AM

One Juul pod provides about 200 puffs and can contain as much nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. KAISER HEALTH NEWS/ANA B. IBARRA/TNS

“I stopped for a few days and then I ended up buying new pods. The withdrawals got to me.”

“My friends are the ones who got me into vaping. And they think I shouldn’t stop, but I want to because I don’t want to hurt my family if I get sick.”

“I feel like I get winded easily and I just know it’s not good for me. I want to quit so bad but it’s really hard when all your friends are vaping around you.”

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