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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.
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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