Use of electric cigarettes as a predictor of cannabis experimentation: A longitudinal study among German youth

8/12/21–This study aimed to investigate whether e-cigarette use longitudinally predicts experimentation with cannabis, and results indicate that e-cigarette use is associated with a subsequent initiation of cannabis use. This association seems to be stronger for youth who have a lower risk for substance use in general. Future studies need to investigate whether this is only true for experimental or also more frequent cannabis use. Read