A comprehensive national study involving over 50,000 US adolescents sheds light on the concerning connection between vaping nicotine, cannabis use, and binge drinking among young people.

Lead author of the studyNoah Kreski from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health emphasized the importance of recognizing the interrelated nature of substance use behaviors and adopting comprehensive approaches to safeguard the well-being of young individuals.

The authors highlighted certain limitations of the study including that data was collected from students during the school day and excluded those who were absent. Nicotine vaping and smoking were also self-reported by participants, which may be vulnerable to measurement and recall bias.

Key Points

The study reveals a strong association between vaping nicotine and other harmful substance use, including cannabis and binge drinking. It emphasizes the need to address multiple forms of substance use concurrently to promote the health of young people.

While vaping is generally considered …

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