With flavors like mango and strawberry cheesecake – along with sexually suggestive social media posts – the allure of vape pens, or e-cigarettes, has drawn a new generation of non-smokers into a life-long addiction and in some cases, severe illness and death. Billed as a healthy alternative to smoking, vaping has landed more than 1,600 in hospitals and dozens into early graves. The epidemic has spread like vaping clouds across the country, from Seattle to Tampa, San Diego to Indianapolis and Washington DC, Minneapolis to Denver, and down across the Lonestar State. TEGNA-Media stations across the county have teamed up find out what’s in these clouds, who is selling to our kids, how wide-spread the problem is in our schools and what’s being done to Clear the Air on the vaping epidemic.