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Important Information about E-Cigarette & Vaping
Important Information about E-Cigarette & Vaping
Jessica Dale
Monday, December 02, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have indicated that as of November 20, there have been 2,290 cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette, or vaping products use. Forty-seven deaths have been confirmed in 25 states, with two of these occurring in Kansas. Of the cases reported to the CDC with available data, 15% of hospitalized patients were under 18 years old and 38% were 18 to 24 years old. With over 50% of these cases involving people under the age of 25, this speaks to the need to address this for the health and well-being of students. 

One of the common misconceptions promoted by the e-cigarette/vaping industry is that the use of these products is “safe”. As the numbers above indicate, this is an untrue statement. 

The following is a link to a video that effectively communicates this point.  https://vimeo.com/354265285?source=&utm_campaign=K12-DD-Fall19&utm_medium=email&utm_source=marketo