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.



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.

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].