By Naaz Modan
Students are vaping — in school bathrooms, between classes and after school — and at the crux of the crisis is the spread of misinformation.
Last week, an Illinois district filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs, a leading e-cigarette company that holds more than 75% of the market, for allegedly glamorizing the product on social media to market to teens and young adults. What was meant to be a harm-reduction alternative for adults addicted to nicotine is becoming increasingly popular among teens, and school administrators now face the dilemma of how to discipline students and address misinformation.
Source: Punitive discipline’s effectiveness hazy as schools fight teen vaping | Education Dive