Vaping may be an important device in breaking one’s habit to cigarette, and lots of have managed to give up smoking totally after occurring a vape cycle. Nevertheless, neither vaping nor smoking are supposed to be loved by children.
However to capitalise on the craze, corporations have produced candies that mimic the act vaping at a really inexpensive value. Worse of all, these sweets are marketed in direction of youngsters under 10. These candies have a candy style to them let you produce smoke when the powder is available in contact with saliva.
The existence of these candies was highlighted by a teacher, Mohd Fadli, who posted about it on Facebook. He voiced out his concerns as the innocent students were mimicking the act of smoking. He said,
“If they are used to blowing smoke as early as Standard One or Two, I am worried that they will slowly move to pick up smoking or vaping soon.”
Fadli also highlighted that these candies could be bought online at a price as low as RM10 for 30 packets — a very affordable and accessible purchase for school students these days. Some reported that this exact candy is being sold in schools as early as three years ago.
Read his full post here:
TOLONG AMBIL PERHATIAN. Fenomena Ghost Smoke mula melanda negara kita. Dijual dengan harga murah RM1 atau 50 sen…
Posted by Mohd Fadli Salleh on Saturday, July 20, 2019
Should we be worried that these candies will somehow act as a gateway ‘drug’ that might potentially lead kids to pick up something worse in the future?
Or are they just candies and nothing more? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below.
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