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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Learn more about the risks e-cigarettes pose to youth and young adults – and share the facts using these Surgeon General's Report resources.

Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes: A Tip Sheet for Parents

The New York Times
Facing ‘Certain Death,’ Teenager With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant (Nov. 12, 2019)
The surgery on the 17-year-old was the first transplant reported in the recent nationwide outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries. This case highlights the severity of an illness that, as of Nov. 5, had sickened 2,051 people and killed 40.

Vaping Illnesses Are Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, C.D.C. Says (Nov. 8, 2019)
Samples of lung fluid from patients with the mysterious illness led to a breakthrough in finding a possible cause. More than 2,000 people have been sickened, many from illicit marijuana-based products.

Partnership for Drug Free Kids
What You Need to Know And How to Talk With Your Kids About Vaping.
This guide is intended to help you understand what vaping is, its appeal to youth and what research has to say about both the risks and unknowns, due to the lack of long-term vaping studies.

U.S. Surgeon General
Over the last half century, 32 comprehensive reports have outlined the impact of tobacco use on this nation's health and well-being. This 33rd report, which addresses e-cigarette use among youth and young adults, adds significant data and analysis to the science of this important public health issue.  HERE is a quick summary of those results.

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