Talk to Your Child About Vaping

While They Are Still Willing to Listen

Think your kid wouldn’t vape? Get Your Head Out of the Cloud. Statistics say they might. Find out what you need to know about why kids vape and the dangers, signs and symptoms. Talk to your child about vaping.

8k Nearly 8,000 kids start vaping every day.¹
1 Pack One vape pod may contain as much nicotine as 1 pack of cigarettes²
4x Kids who use e-cigarettes are over 4 times more likely to try a regular cigarette³

Start the Conversation

Big Tobacco is intentionally hooking our nation’s kids. Having an informed discussion can prevent your child from becoming one of nearly 8,000 kids who start vaping every day

Explore our general conversation guide for facts, quick tips and discussion approaches. Answer a few short questions for a personalized experience to better support your child in making good, healthy decisions.

"It’s not always easy to engage our teenagers about the dangers they face. But adolescents care what their parents think and take fewer risks when we keep the lines of communication open." 

- Dr. Lisa Damour, PhD and Adolescent Psychologist.

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  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Youth Tobacco Survey, 2019. Analysis by the American Lung Association Epidemiology and Statistics Unit using SPSS software.
  2. Willett JG, Bennett M, Hair EC, et al Recognition, use and perceptions of JUUL among youth and young adults. Tobacco Control Published Online First: 18 April 2018. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-0542733
  3. Barrington-Trimis JL, et al. E-cigarette Use and Subsequent Smoking Frequency Among Adolescents. Pediatrics, 2018;142(6):e20180486.