“Vapes are much easier for children to try compared to traditional cigarettes.”
Children are easily manipulated into the temptation of vapes due to the sweet scents similar to lollies and the bright colour packaging.
They are also easier to access compared to cigarettes, which require to be lit to inhale.
Children can present a number of symptoms if poisoned by vapes, including: nausea and vomiting, increased blood pressure, headaches and dizziness, abdominal pain, increased salivation and more.
Younger people are more prone to nicotine poisoning from vapes due to their smaller body sizes and the higher concentration found in e-cigarettes.
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