Teen vaping on the rise: Nearly half of high schoolers have tried e-cigarettes

  • A woman using an electronic cigarette exhales in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, in 2019. Nearly half of Hawaii high school students and a third of middle school students have tried e-cigarettes, data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

  • In this 2018 file photo, a woman takes a puff from a vape pen in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

  • A sales associate demonstrates the use of an electronic cigarette and the smoke like vapor that comes from it in Aurora, Colo, in this 2011 file photo. Nearly half of Hawaii high school students and a third of middle school students have tried e-cigarettes, data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

  • A man, who declined to be identified, puffs out a vapor cloud while smoking an electronic cigarette during a work break Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Tukwila, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Nearly half of Hawaii high school students and a third of middle school students have tried e-cigarettes, data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.