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Teen vaping epidemic spreads to middle schools

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SV Smoking Vapor E Cigarettes on display. Photo: John Keeble/Getty Images

"A new wave of smaller vapes has swept through schools in recent months, ... replacing bulkier e-cigarettes from the past. It’s now common in some schools to find students crowded into bathrooms to vape, or performing vape tricks in class," AP's Collin Binkley reports.

Why it matters: "While high schools have typically faced the widest problems, some districts say it’s now spreading to middle schools."