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Social media platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook predominantly exhibit vaping in a favourable manner, giving the impression that e-cigarette usage is widespread and socially acceptable. In Australia, traditional tobacco advertising has been prohibited for decades; however, e-cigarettes are extensively promoted on social media, undermining some of the progress made throughout earlier years. Most platforms …

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The vaping epidemic is spreading like cancer among young people. In a decade or two we're going to start seeing massive amounts of actual cases of cancer as a result. These people don't understand that what they're doing is smoking, and a great percentage of them is inhaling unknown substances from cheap vape juice with no regulation.

I guess one can always think of it as future Darwin awards - but they're not only harming themselves in the process - they're also spreading secondhand smoke whereever they vape - and they completely disregard no smoking signs. When I ask people not to vape near me they look at me like I'm crazy. There is a desperate lack of understanding that vapes are harmful.

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