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Youth Anti-Vaping Curriculum

A new national youth anti-vaping curriculum gives young people the facts about e-cigarettes and equips them with resources to quit.

Vaping, marijuana use in 2019 rose in college-age adults

Vaping marijuana and vaping nicotine rose sharply in the past three years among college-age adults, according to 2019 survey results from the Monitoring the Future (MTF) study.

Lawmakers urge the FDA to temporarily clear e-cigarettes from market amid Covid pandemic. Here's why

In a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration, lawmakers are urging the agency to temporarily clear the market of all e-cigarettes for the duration of the coronavirus crisis.

Reducing Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults

This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.

FDA Notifies Companies, Including Puff Bar, to Remove Flavored Disposable E-Cigarettes and Youth-Appealing E-Liquids from Market for Not Having Required Authorization

Companies cited for marketing unauthorized tobacco products based on continued internet surveillance during COVID-19 pandemic.

Do teens vape marijuana?

Teen vaping of cannabis nearly doubled from 2018 to 2019.

Tobacco, vaping industries seize opportunities in coronavirus with freebies, donations

Unexpectedly high numbers of younger people have become severely ill from the virus, and some experts suspect a link to vaping. “The COVID-19 crisis should be a wake-up call that your age doesn’t matter if your lungs are compromised.”

News: FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint

Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions.

Vaping Health Advisory

This health advisory seeks to inform the public about the imminent public health risks posed by vaping any product, including the use of electronic cigarettes (e‐cigarettes), as vaping has recently been linked to severe breathing problems, lung damage, and even death.

News: The Federal Legal Age to Buy Tobacco Products Has Been Raised to 21. Here’s What That Could Do to the Vaping Industry

The federal legal age for purchasing tobacco products has been increased from 18 to 21 in a move the American Lung Association said will “reduce youth access to tobacco products and help save lives.”

Monitoring the Future 2019 Survey Results: Vaping

For the second year in a row, rapid rises in vaping among adolescents are the top story from the Monitoring the Future survey of drug use and attitudes among the country’s 8th, 10th, and 12th graders. Monitoring the Future is an annual survey conducted by researchers at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, under a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Drug Facts: Vaping Devices (Electronic Cigarettes)

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) updated their Vaping page. What are vaping devices?

News Article: How Juul Hooked a Generation on Nicotine

The company planted the seeds of a public health crisis by marketing to millennials, who had low smoking rates, and it ignored evidence that teenagers were using its products. In the face of mounting investigations, subpoenas and lawsuits, Juul Labs has insisted that it never marketed or knowingly sold its trendy e-cigarettes and flavored nicotine pods to teenagers.

Vaping Illnesses Linked to Vitamin E Acetate

Recent CDC lab testing found Vitamin E acetate in all samples of patients.

Vaping Health Alert

Health officials are reporting an outbreak of serious vaping-related lung disease. The number of deaths is rising. Experts recommend no vaping or e-cigarette use while these illnesses are being investigated.