On October 7, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) jointly released the 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS). According to NYTS, there will be 2.55 million e-cigarette users in the American youth group in 2022; in 2019, 19.6% of middle school students have smoked e-cigarettes at least once in the past 30 days, and the overall figure in 2022 will be 9.4%, of which high school students The number of e-cigarette users accounted for 14.1%, and the number of e-cigarette users among the junior high school students accounted for 3.3%.
In terms of the frequency of use of electronic cigarettes, about 42.3% use e-cigarettes more than 20 days per month, 17.1% use 6-19 days per month, and 40.6% use less than 5 days per month. In terms of types of e-cigarette devices, 55.3% of young e-cigarette users use disposable e-cigarettes, and 25.2% use pre-filled or refillable cartridges. In terms of e-cigarette flavors, 84.9% of young e-cigarette users use flavored e-cigarettes. According to the proportion of users, e-cigarette flavors are fruit flavor (69.1%), candy or sweet flavor (38.3%), and mint flavor (29.4%). , menthol (26.6%), alcohol (7.6%), chocolate (4.3%) and other flavors.
Among the existing users, Puff Bar is the most used e-cigarette brand among young people in the United States, with 730,000 young users, accounting for 29.7%; Vuse ranks second, with 580,000 users, accounting for 23.6%; JUUL ranks No. 3. The number of users is 540,000, accounting for 22.0%, followed by SMOK, NJOY, Hyde, blu, STIG, Suorin, Logic, Mojo, Leap, and Eonsmoke, with a market share of 13.5%, 8.3%, 7.3%, and 6.5% respectively. %, 5.0%, 4.8%, 4.3%, 4.0%, 3.7%, 3.6%.
It is worth noting that the FDA has issued warning letters to EVO Brands LLC and PVG2 LLC because the company has launched the e-cigarette business under the Puff Bar brand, but has not obtained a marketing authorization order; in addition, the FDA is reviewing the listing of 32 Hyde e-cigarettes Following the application, a Marketing Denial Order (MDO) was issued on the application submitted by Magellan Technology Inc.
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