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it does, loosely. However, box mods are still quite rare, so it's not super clear that the narrative of "people stopped smoking and started vaping" really holds -- or held until Juul took over, which is quite recent.

It's fairer to say that an age cohort basically just stopped consuming nicotine at all, and that a new, younger generation has picked up again but switched delivery methods.

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