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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.

Risks to Youth Vaping Lung Disease Learn more about E-Cigarettes

  • Effects on the body

    Long-Term Effects on the Body

    Smoking harms nearly every organ in the body, and is the leading preventable cause of premature death.

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  • Effects on the Body

    Smoking During Pregnancy

    Poor birth outcomes such as low birth weight, preterm labor, and increased risk of stillbirth are linked to smoking.

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    Smoking During Adolescence

    Nicotine can change the adolescent brain, making it harder to quit and contributing to other addictions.

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