Rise in vaping trend sparks worry

Despite e-vaporisers being illegal in Singapore since 2018, it has not stopped the number of cases involving them from growing over the years

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Despite being caught and caned for vaping in school, "Alex" (not his real name), continues to take risks.

Tucked neatly under his jacket sleeve, the Secondary 4 student sneaks his vape pen into school to get his nicotine fix in the privacy of a toilet and in class.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 28, 2021, with the headline Rise in vaping trend sparks worry. Subscribe