The 2018 Indiana Youth Tobacco Survey found nearly 20% of high school students have used e-cigarrettes or vapes. This number has been on the rise for years, according to the American Heart Association.
In part one of this story, WFYI's Taylor Bennett spoke with high school student Isabel Jensen, who advocates against these products. She discusses the appeal of e-cigarettes and the creative ways students hide these products.
In part two, Bennett speaks with the American Heart Association’s Indiana Government Relations Director Danielle Patterson about their work to fight the trend.