Young brains are particularly susceptible to developing dependence on nicotine. Nicotine is very addictive and vaping can lead to other substance use. But how should we talk to kids about vaping before dependency moves in?
Start Early, Speak Often
Vaping prevention information will be shared to all schools. This will be an ongoing conversation. Together we can focus on sharing the same message – that vaping is not safe, cool or fun. Let’s steer the curve on vaping back down to where it needs to be.
Understand how we got fooled again:
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