Busting Vaping Myths

Stories about vaping are everywhere these days. But not all stories are based on facts. 

Your child is hearing stories from social media, from their peers, from the news, and maybe from school or other trusted sources. Even for adults, it can be hard to sort out fact from fiction.

We’re here to help. 

Read below to learn the truth about the top 5 most harmful myths about vaping. Once you have the facts, you’ll be ready to start having open, respectful, and informed conversations with your child.

Show Answer / Hide AnswerFact #1: The aerosol from e-cigarettes isn’t just “water vapor” – it’s full of chemicals.
Show Answer / Hide AnswerFact #2: The aerosol from e-cigarettes isn’t harmless – and the effects can be long-lasting.
Show Answer / Hide AnswerFact #3: E-cigarettes aren’t “addiction-proof” – and they can be very hard to quit.
Show Answer / Hide AnswerFact #4: E-cigarettes aren’t just made by tech companies – they’re also made by Big Tobacco.
Show Answer / Hide AnswerFact #5: Teens who vape aren’t protected from smoking – they’re actually more likely to start smoking.

Feeling confident in your knowledge of what’s true and false about e-cigarettes and vaping?

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