United States:
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Prevalence

Number of current vapers:
9.1 million
1 A
Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence:
3.7%
1 A
Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence (female):
2.77%
1 A
Adult current e-cigarette vaping prevalence (male):
4.55%
1 A
Ever tried e-cigarette vaping:
17.01%
1 A
References:
  1. National Health Interview Survey 2020 (NHIS). https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/2020nhis.htm
Comments:
  1. Published on https://rodutobaccotruth.blogspot.com/2021/10/cdc-releases-2020-adult-smoking-vaping.html?m=1&s=03

Regulation

Regulatory status:
Allowed
1
Regulated as tobacco product:
Yes
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References:
  1. Data cross-referenced where possible using the following sources :1. Vapetrotter website. Available at: https://www.vapetrotter.com/laws/ ; 2. Global tobacco control website. Available at:https://www.globaltobaccocontrol.org/node/14052 ; 3. Tobacco Control Laws website. Available at : https://www.tobaccocontrollaws.org/legislation/

Availability

Legal to buy device online - personal use:
Yes
Legal to buy nicotine online - personal use:
Yes
Legal to import device - trade:
Yes
Legal to import nicotine - trade:
Yes
Legal to sell device:
Yes
Legal to sell nicotine:
Yes
Legal to purchase without prescription:
Yes

Regulations and restrictions

Notifications of new products required:
Yes
Health warning on packaging required:
Yes
Minimum age restrictions on sales:
Yes: 18 years
Restrictions on flavour range:
No
Legal restrictions on use in public places:
Yes

Perception of harm

Don't know:
25.3%
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Equally as harmful as cigarettes:
36.4%
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Not harmful, or less harmful than cigarettes:
33.9%
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Harmful, or more harmful than cigarettes:
4.3%
1
References:
  1. Huang J, Feng B, Weaver SR, Pechacek TF, Slovic P, Eriksen MP. Changing Perceptions of Harm of e-Cigarette vs Cigarette Use Among Adults in 2 US National Surveys From 2012 to 2017. JAMA Netw Open. Published online March 29, 20192(3):e191047. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.1047