From Get Smart About Drugs. Teens and Vaping The Effects of Vaping and COVID-19 Right now, because the illness is relatively new, there isn’t enough data showing a direct link between vaping (the use of an e-cigarette to inhale vapors from nicotine, marijuana or flavorings) and COVID-19. But here’s what we do know: Vaping (and […]
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Addiction Policy Forum recently launched a new awareness campaign and toolkit for parents, teachers, school administrators, and teens. The free, interactive toolkit includes: *new* animated video, fact sheet, classroom activity, education-based detention intervention, online courses, and much more… As the real risks of “vaping” remain largely misunderstood by adults and teens alike, Vaping: Know the Facts boils […]
From CDC Update—Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network December 10, 2018 1300 ET (1:00 PM ET) CDCHAN-00416 Summary The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing information on: 1) the current status of a multistate outbreak of coagulopathy from exposure to synthetic […]
Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Any Tobacco Product Among Middle and High School Students—U.S., 2011–2018
From ScienceDaily Researchers develop system that senses smoking movements, sends motivational text messages, videos to help users quit smoking Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are using wearable sensor technology to develop an automatic alert system to help people quit smoking. The smart-phone app, initially limited to android-based operating systems, automatically texts 20- to […]