Vaping ei ole suur uudis, arvamusi selle kohta leidub avalikus ruumis hulgaliselt, kuid enamasti (vist) on tegemist arutlustega tervise aspektist. Siin üks lugu seostest hälbiva käitumisega.
Autorid avavad tausta:

Far fewer studies have examined whether e-cigarette use is related to forms of violent or non-violent delinquency outside the realm of substance use. One study using a national sample of U.S. youth found that, compared to nonusers, those who used e-cigarettes were more likely to engage in violence and reported having more sexual partners (Demissie et al., 2017)

Ja konkretiseerivad eesmärki:

Given the increase in vaping in the past decade – and health concerns associated with such behavior – there is a greater need to understand the relationship between vaping in other types of criminal behavior. In order to better examine this issue, the current study uses PSM to determine the link between criminal behavior and the act of vaping or, more specifically, what is being vaped.

Kokkuvõttes märgivad autorid muuhulgas:

We found evidence that vaping, vaping just flavoring, and frequent vaping of just flavoring may be less criminogenic than other studies that do not account for preexisting differences, especially with respect to violent and property crime. This is not to say that vaping does not matter or is not detrimental in other ways for youth. In fact, our findings did reveal that all three forms of vaping examined in this study are related to marijuana use and smoking tobacco. Moreover, there are serious concerns about the consequences of vaping on youth’s physical health (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2016).

Kasulik lugu politseinikele, haridustöötajatele ja poliitikakujundajatele.

Vito, A. G., Rocheleau, G. C., & Intravia, J. (2021). Understanding the Role of Vaping in Criminal Behavior Among Adolescents. Criminal Justice Review.