Alarming rise in vape smoking among teenagers in Pakistan: a call for action


  • Muhammad Hassan Ameer Department of Community Medicine, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical and Dental College, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Asma Tariq Department of Medicine, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Haider Ali Department of Medicine, Tehsil Headquarter Hospital, Arifwala, Pakistan



Alarming rise , Vape smoking , Pakistan


I am writing to draw attention to a matter of great concern that demands our collective awareness and action: the alarming rise in vape smoking among teenagers in Pakistan. This disturbing trend poses a serious threat to the health and well-being of our young population, and it is imperative that we address this issue promptly in a comprehensive way.


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How to Cite

Ameer, M. H., Tariq, A., & Ali, H. (2024). Alarming rise in vape smoking among teenagers in Pakistan: a call for action. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 11(3), 1408–1409.



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