Interviews 1 – 4

Individual 1:
When did you start vaping ? At oxford
Why: very social

Do you like vaping / nicotine ?

Yes It’s fun blowing clouds and tricks and I like the hand to mouth motion while I just chill with friends.

Do you feel addicted ?
Not crazy addicted but I want to hit it in social settings

Do you want to quit?
Definitely after college
I want to take a break during summer

Individual 2:
When and Why did you start ? End of High school / beginning college and I hit it because all my friends hit it.

Do you like vaping and nicotine ?

I did at first but I have had bad experiences being nicotine sick and it’s really motivated me to stop. I also don’t like the idea of smoking synthetic juice. 

Do you feel addicted
No, I prefer weed and I don’t own a device

Quitting:
I quit 4 days ago and I am going strong !

Individual 3:

When: when they first came out and Juul’s gave the first head rushes compared to other vapes
Why: cool thing to do with a group of friends

Do you enjoy it ?

I like the aspect of vaping as a distresser and I like the social component in a group environment.

Do you feel addicted to vaping ?
More addicted to the act of smoking more than nicotine.
Do you want to quit ?
Yes in the near future because I recognized how bad it is for my health

Individual 4: 

When: age of 16
Why: my buddy from high school would offer it on the way to but it was 0 percent nicotine.
Once I was 18, I bought my own and had cigarettes before so already like nicotine. It also made me feel cool

Do you feel addicted and do you enjoy vaping ?
Very addicted and yes I do like it a lot
Feeling of smoking and the act of smoking
More addicted to the feeling of sucking than nicotine, weed smoking before

Quitting:
Ever yes but not in the near future
Don’t feel the need to stop.