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Inhalant Delivery Systems (E-cigarettes)

Inhalant Delivery Systems (E-cigarettes)

  • Inhalant delivery system use among Oregon 11th graders nearly tripled from 2013 to 2017, from 5% to 13%.[i]
  • 17% of Jackson County 11th graders have used e-cigarettes or other vaping products.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, E-cigarettes are commonly used among U.S. middle and high school students. E-cigarettes are electronic devices that produce an aerosol by heating a liquid. Most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold a liquid. Some e-cigarettes are made to look like regular cigarettes, while some look like USB flash drives, pens, and other everyday items. Larger e-cigarettes such as tank systems, or mods, do not resemble other tobacco products. E-cigarettes are known by many different names. They are sometimes called e-cigs, e-hookahs, mods, vape pens, vapes, tank systems, and electronic nicotine delivery systems. Using an e-cigarette is sometimes called vaping or JUULing.[ii]

Learn More About Inhalant Delivery Systems:

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-Cigarettes and Youth

Know the risks: e-cigarettes and young people

Youth and Tobacco Use  

Tip Sheet: Talk to your teens about e-cigs (vaping)  

E-Cigarette Use Among Youth from the Surgeon General 

E-Cigarette Fact Sheet

 

[i] Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section of the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division. (2019) Inhalant Delivery System Laws and Rules Report to the 2019 Oregon Legislature. Retrieved June 7, 2019, from https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/PREVENTIONWELLNESS/TOBACCOPREVENTION/Documents/HB2546Report.pdf

[ii] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2018, November 15). About Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes). Retrieved June 7, 2019, from https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/about-e-cigarettes.html.

 

 

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