Vaping and E-Cigarettes

According to the Surgeon General, E-cigarette use among youth has skyrocketed in the past year at a rate of epidemic proportions. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration’s National Youth Tobacco Survey indicate the percentage of high school-age children reporting past 30-day use of e-cigarettes rose by more than 75 percent between 2017 and 2018. Use among middle school-age children also increased nearly 50 percent. Parents, teachers, school leaders, community members and youth must work together to address this epidemic. The following resources are intended to raise awareness and promote behavior change.

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