A number of schools in the UAE have sent out circulars following concerns over the use of e-cigarettes.
It's been described as an "epidemic" by academic officials who say manufacturers mainly target young people who perceive the habit to be "trendy".
Sarah is a concerned parent. She tells us who she thinks should be held responsible for its popularity among students.
Despite popular belief, vaping is not a safer alternative to smoking.
Dr. Hassan Razein, Specialist for Respiratory Medicine at Zulekha Hospital Dubai, tells us more.