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)
West Virginia DHHR and Partners have developed a report on WV Youth and Vaping a Dangerous Combination. To access and download this report click here
Vaping in the Workplace. Read a new Report from the Truth Initiative.
The WV Division of Tobacco Prevention has developed a Youth Vaping Toolkit with valuable information for Youth, Parents, Schools, Teachers and Communities. To access this Toolkit click here:
Youth Vaping Toolkit
The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has released a new report on Ecigarettes in Kid Friendly Flavors. Please click here to read.
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.
The Center for Tobacco Products, the FDA, and CDC have provided Vaping Posters for use in schools and other venues.
Risks of Vaping
2020 National Youth Tobacco Survey
So What if I do?
Health Effects of Smoking