E-Cigarettes and Young People
How you can Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes
Considerable progress has been made in reducing cigarette smoking among our teens in the US. However, the tobacco product market continues to evolve to include a variety of tobacco products, including smoked, smokeless, and electronic products, such as e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes are designed to deliver nicotine, flavorings, and other additives to the user via an inhaled aerosol.
Knowing the risks is the first step to preventing youth from using. The second step is having meaningful conversations to have a positive influence on your teen's decision-making.
Talk to your child or teen about why e-cigarettes are harmful for them. It’s never too late.
Get the Talk With Your Teen About E-cigarettes tip sheet for parents. Start the conversation early with children about why e-cigarettes are harmful for them.