Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Vaping

What became evident in 2018 was that vaping devices, which have exploded in popularity over the past several years, are now exposing a new generation to nicotine. Those trends continued in 2019, but with the additional concern of a rapid rise in the vaping of marijuana, as well as increases in daily marijuana use in 10th graders. Teen vaping climbed significantly, as seen below: 

> 2018-2019 increase is the second largest one-year jump ever tracked for any substance in the 45-year survey history (Nicotine vaping was the largest from 2017-2018)

> Daily TCH Vaping measured for the first time in 2019: 8th graders – 0.8%; 10th graders – 3.0%; 12th graders – 3.5%

> 2019 Past Month Nicotine Vaping Equates to 1 in 4 – 12th graders; 1 in 5 – 10th graders and 1 in 10 - 8th graders

> Read Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Vaping, National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

> NIDA. 2019 Monitoring the Future Survey Raises Worries about Teen Marijuana Vaping