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E-cigarettes can be dangerous: get the facts

Posted on: November 1, 2018

E-cigarettes can be dangerous because they can contain nicotine. Nicotine is a highly addictive chemical that can harm brain development, which continues until age 23-25.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, studies found that even some e-cigarettes that claim to contain zero percent nicotine do still contain some nicotine. Studies have already confirmed that e-cigarettes are not safe for youth, young adults, pregnant women, or adults who do not already use tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration has not approved any e-cigarette as a safe or effective method to help smokers quit; e-cigarette companies often market their products this way.

Parents, teachers, and grandparents, here’s your chance to get educated on e-cigarettes, and to pass your knowledge and personal stories of tobacco on to loved ones. More facts about e-cigarettes.

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