Vaping Resources

Inside the Vaper's Den: E-Cigarette Salvation and New Dangers

"It would be impossible to assume they're safe given that the industry is completely unregulated and given that people are inhaling different chemicals deep into their lungs."

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Health risks of e-cigarettes emerge

Vaping pollutes lungs with toxic chemicals and may even make antibiotic-resistant bacteria harder to kill

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5 Vaping Facts You Need to Know

Both e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes contain nicotine, which research suggests may be as addictive as heroin and cocaine.

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Know the Risks

The 2016 U.S. Surgeon General's Report on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults is the first report issued by a Federal agency that comprehensively reviews the public health issue of electronic cigarettes and their impact on our nation's young people.

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E-Cigs: Is It Safe to Vape?

Sandra Fryhofer provides recent evidence on e-cigarettes and whether they are a safe option for those who can't quit.

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Teen Vaping Linked to More Health Risks

The numbers are shocking. More than 5 million middle and high school students currently use e-cigarettes, according to the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Study (NYTS), up from more than 3.6 million last year.

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Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine—the addictive drug in regular cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products., and using nicotine in adolescence can harm the parts of the brain that control attention, learning, mood, and impulse control.1

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10 Surprising Facts About E-Cigarettes

There is growing concern about the long-term health effects of aerosolizing nicotine and other chemicals in e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. The additives, heavy metals, ultrafine particles, and other ingredients they contain include toxins and carcinogens.

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Marijuana and Vaping

Vaping cannabis produces stronger effects than smoking cannabis for infrequent user

In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia, memory loss and distraction when doses were the same.

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The Potential Dangers of Highly-Concentrated Marijuana Wax

While cannabis can induce psychedelic experiences and have a negative impact on mood, marijuana wax intensifies these experiences due to the greater concentration of THC in the product.

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Studies have found that regular marijuana use during the teen years disrupts brain development and can also lead to problems with attention span, behavior and impulse control in adulthood.

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Teens and Vaping

Besides health risks, using a vaporizer for marijuana can also be easier for teens hide. They generally don’t leave behind a mess and many vape devices can be concealed in the palm of one’s hand.