Two more deaths and 163 new cases of vaping-related lung illnesses were reported this week.
The school’s principal says that students have been taken to the emergency room “on a weekly basis” as a result of vaping.
“We’re tired of companies that just want to make money at children’s expense,” one superintendent told The Boston Globe.
Some schools have taken doors off bathrooms to limit the likelihood of students vaping in them.
The teens were experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea and diarrhea, among other symptoms.
The anti-vaping PSAs will run on TV networks with younger viewers such as TeenNick and ESPN, as well as on social media and music streaming sites.
Critics feel the move is an attempt to control the research surrounding e-cigarettes and teen nicotine use.
The e-cigarette explosion caused extensive wounds to the young man’s mouth, including a broken lower jaw and missing teeth.