The Washington Poison Center is warning parents and teens about the new vaping device Juul, which could be easily mistaken for a USB drive.
It is small and easy to hide, but it's what is inside that has health officials so concerned.
The Juul device is marketed as a way to get adults off of cigarettes and so it offers a stronger nicotine content.
Students at Ballard High School say "Juuling" is popular. Olivia Budick says she doesn't have one but many of her friends do.
"Everyone I know who has had access to nicotine has done it through a Juul," said Burdick. She said those friends wouldn't consider smoking cigarettes.
Wylie Soltes says he had a Juul. "You can pull it out, you can have it anywhere. To smoke a cigarette you have to hit the bus stop. You want a Juul you hit the bathroom, it's easy." His Juul was taken away at school. "They market it as an alternative to cigarettes but really it's a bunch of kids who have never picked up a pack and they're starting their nicotine addiction there."
The company that makes Juul sent a statement:
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