Agency Header

Electronic Cigarettes


*For the Youth Vaping Toolkit, Please Click Here*


What are E-Cigarettes?
E-cigarettes are sometimes called “e-cigs,” “vapes,” “e-hookahs,” “vape pens,” and “electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).” Some e-cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. Some look like USB flash drives, pens, and other everyday items.(CDC.gov)

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION ON THE DANGERS OF VAPING


EVALI:  
Is the name given by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the dangerous, newly identified lung disease linked to vaping.  The name EVALI is an acronym that stands for e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury.
For more information click here.

______________________________________________________

Additional E-Cigarette Resources:

West Virginia Youth and Vaping: A Dangerous Combination

CDC Infographic on Electronic Cigarettes

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Fact Sheet on Electronic Cigarettes

Vaping: CDC Fact Sheet

CDC: Talking with Your Teen about E-Cigarettes




Department of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street | Room 514 | Charleston, WV 25301 | Phone: 304-356-4219