Wednesday Apr 28, 10:00 AM
135 Reaching Youth Through Adult Role Models by Providing Education on Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping
Electronic cigarettes are the most used tobacco product among youth, and popularity has been growing at an alarming rate. The CDC reports that e-cigarette use among middle and high school students increased by over 900% in 2015. This presentation will share information on common devices used for vaping, substances found in e-cigarettes, health effects of e-cigarette use, and evidence-based recommendations for talking with youth about this topic.
- Review vaping and various vaping devices
- Describe the health risks associated with vaping
- Discuss ways to inform adolescents about the facts on e-cigarettes and vaping