Tobacco & nicotine products can send your health up in smoke – here’s what you need to know.
E-cigarette use is growing, especially among youth.
Many users see vaping as a “safer” alternative to cigarette smoking.
However, e-cigarettes typically contain a range of potentially harmful chemicals, including carcinogens and metal particles, as well as flavorings and addictive nicotine.
Long-Term Effects on the Body
Smoking harms nearly every organ in the body, and is the leading preventable cause of premature death.
Smoking During Pregnancy
Poor birth outcomes such as low birth weight, preterm labor, and increased risk of stillbirth are linked to smoking.
Smoking During Adolescence
Nicotine can change the adolescent brain, making it harder to quit and contributing to other addictions.