E-Cigarettes & Vaping

The American Lung Association is very concerned that we are at risk of losing another generation to tobacco-caused diseases as the result of e-cigarettes.

The Surgeon General reports e-cigarette use among youth is a significant public health concern and steps must be taken by parents, educators and especially policymakers to discourage use of e-cigarettes. Learn more about e-cigarettes lung health risks and get downloadable resources for parents, schools and teens.

E-cigarettes and Lung Health: Find answers to common questions about e-cigarettes, including health consequences, risks of secondhand emissions, kids and e-cigarettes and FDA oversight. Learn More

What’s in an E-Cigarette? It's not just harmless water vapor. Find out with the "e-juice" that fills vape cartridges is aerosolized contains. Learn More

The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lungs: While much remains to be determined about the lasting health consequences of these products, the American Lung Association is very troubled by the evolving evidence about the impact of e-cigarettes on the lungs. Learn More

What Parents Should Know About E-Cigarettes? E-cigarette use among youth has reached epidemic levels which is why parents need to talk to their teens about the harms of vaping now. Learn More

E-Cigarette Resources: You'll find links to other websites, reports, educational materials, toolkits and more information on e-cigarettes. Learn More

Quit Don’t Switch: Despite what e-cigarette companies, including Juul want you to believe, switching to vaping (e-cigarettes) is not quitting smoking. Learn More

Page last updated: May 31, 2023

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