Chance Ammirata was never a smoker, he was just a JUULer. What started as a hit off a friend's device became a severe habit. "I was like, 'Oh, this is why you have it,'" the now 18-year-old told BuzzFeed News. "I felt this buzz and it was like all of the anxiety and stress that I had [went away]."
His experience has changed Chance and has motivated the teen to speak out about these products. As of September 18, the CDC has confirmed over 500 cases of lung disorders that have one common link: vaping. Listen to Chance's story and his new inspiration for promoting awareness about the safety of these products.