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Canberra vaping: Schools' warnings after pupils targeted to buy e-cigarettes

Jasper Lindell
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By Jasper Lindell, and Toby Vue
Updated May 2 2021 - 1:32am, first published May 1 2021 - 7:30pm
Canberra apprentice Harley, 18, learnt about vaping in high school. He says he know others around his age who vaped and that for adolescents, it was "easier to get a vape then to get a pack of smokes". Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Canberra teenagers have been warned about being approached to buy e-cigarettes with one school principal saying vaping rates had been "steeply rising".

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.