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Are Nicotine-Like Substances Worse than Nicotine Itself?

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According to this news report, nicotine alternatives used in vapes being launched in the U.S. and abroad, such as 6-methyl nicotine, may be more potent and addictive than nicotine itself, though the scientific data remains incomplete, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and independent researchers. The synthetic substances – which have a chemical structure similar to that of nicotine – are not subject to U.S. tobacco and vaping regulations that are designed to control traditional nicotine, a highly addictive drug. This is particularly concerning as more and more teens & pre-teens are vaping, causing myriad challenges for school officials and educators around the world. Fortunately, resources such as Soter Technologies’ FlySense® vaping detection devices notify school officials in real time when vaping (and/or bullying) occurs in areas such as restrooms where recording devices are not an option due to privacy issues.

 

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The world’s first vape & bullying detector. Detect real-time vape and sound anomalies and monitors air quality and potential bullying.