Dangers of Vaping
NJ Regulation
Source of Info:
  • Facts about Vaping:


    • Calling it a vape is misleading because it’s actually an aerosol.
    • When a vape pen is heated and its contents inhaled, it produces something that looks like vapor, but is actually an aerosol much like hairspray.
    • False marketing has people believing it is only water-vapor. If you actually inhaled water into your lungs, you would cough and/or choke.
    • The aerosol content of a vape is made up of tiny particles of chemicals that cause more damage to the lungs than traditional cigarettes.
    • Vaping is illegal for anyone under age 21
    • Although many substances can be vaped, teens and young adults most commonly vape flavored e-liquids with nicotine or marijuana (THC).
    • Vapes contain HIGH levels of nicotine. 1 pod is approximately equal to 1 to 2 packs of cigarettes.
    • Nicotine is HIGHLY addictive, even more so for teens.
    • It is now widely recognized that vaping is unhealthy and dangerous.
    • The more immediate health effects include coughing and wheezing, behavioral and mood changes, headaches, seizures, vomiting and potential severe lung injury.
    • Vaping also negatively affects teens’ attention and learning, impulse control in a way that can affect them in school, sports and social situations.

    For more information please visit www.drugfree.org

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