Are vaping’s smoking cessation benefits worth the possible risks to children?

Glamorized on social media and catapulted by teen trends like the hotbox challenge, vaping’s a phenomenon that’s ingrained in today’s youth culture in New Jersey and across the country. There’s been an alarming uptick in young vapers — one in four high schoolers and more than one in 10 middle schoolers, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

An NJ Spotlight forum Friday focused on the state’s vaping epidemic, proposed bills to ban vape products, and featured speakers on both sides of the issue.

WATCH the livestream of the full event