What You Should Know About
E-Cigarettes

Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes, are smoking devices that are designed to simulate the sensation of smoking. Many e-liquid solutions contain nicotine, the addictive substance found in tobacco.


Here are some associated risks of e-cigarette use:

  • Vapor from e-cigarettes is not harmless. 

  • Aerosols can contain nicotine, heavy metals, and cancer-causing agents.

  • Aerosols have high concentrations of ultrafine particles, which may worsen respiratory conditions and constrict arteries.

  • Addiction: Nicotine is highly addictive.

  • Impaired youth brain development.

  • E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among Hoosier youth.

  • The concentration of nicotine in e-liquid solutions can cause overdosing or poisoning.

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“Vaping” is Not the Solution.

E-cigarettes are not safe.

There is no conclusive scientific evidence that e-cigarettes are safe. E-cigarettes are being incorrectly promoted as a quit aid, but these devices are not approved as a cessation aid by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

  • E-cigarettes are NOT FDA-approved cessation aids.

  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have reported that there is conclusive evidence that e-cigarette use indoors increases airborne concentrations of nicotine and particulate matter from secondhand aerosol.

There are proven quit strategies and treatments available – counseling and FDA approved medications have been shown to help tobacco users quit successfully. 1.800.Quit.Now can help you quit e-cigarettes.



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