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Vaping: What Families Should Know

Many students believe that vaping is a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes, but that's not true. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 68 deaths from e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI). Vaping also raises teenagers' risk of severe complications from COVID-19.

Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which is highly addictive and can impact brain development. Some e-cigarettes also contain other harmful chemicals such as:

  • Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – A psychoactive component of the marijuana plant, which may contain Vitamin E acetate for vaping purposes.

  • Formaldehyde – A gas often used in building materials, manufactured wood, adhesives, and other materials.

  • Cadmium – Metal found in batteries.

  • Arsenic – A poisonous substance that is often used to kill rodents.

If you have already started vaping and want to stop but don’t know how, a school counselor can help.

Get Help Quitting E-Cigarettes

Please reach out to Truth Initiative's free This Is Quitting program by texting DITCHJUUL to 88709 or click above or below. You got this!

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