Tobacco

In 2019, 4 of every 100 middle school students (4.0%) and nearly 11 of every 100 high school students (10.8%) reported current use of two or more tobacco products in the past 30 days.

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Nicotine & COVID-19

Data shows that teenagers and young adults who vape face a much higher risk of COVID-19 than their peers who do not vape.

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Youth Use

Tobacco product use among US youth is increasing. More than 1 in 4 high school students and about 1 in 14 middle school students in 2018 had used a tobacco product in the past 30 days. 

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Smoke Free Ordinance

In the U.S., 27 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, plus hundreds of cities and counties, have enacted comprehensive smoke-free laws covering workplaces, restaurants, and bars.

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Vaping

According to the KIP survey, 20% of 10th graders in 2018 in  the Northern Kentucky Region reported using a vape product in the 30 days prior to the survey.

More Info

Drugwatch is a free online health resource reviewed by the Health on the Net Foundation, University of Illinois at Chicago's Drug Information Group, and The Physicians' Review Network Inc.

They have published pages about e-cigarettes and juuls, that cover the dangerous chemicals found in them, how they work, side effects, and more

Wang TW, Gentzke AS, Creamer MR et al. Tobacco Product Use and Associated Factors Among Middle and High School Students—United States, 2019. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2019;68(12) [accessed 2019 Dec 6].