In 2016, the US Surgeon General released the 33rd report which addressed e-cigarette use among youth and young adults. The report provided insightful information on the significant health risks e-cigarette use poses to young people in the United States including information on the influence of nicotine on brain development, addiction, dual substance misuse, the effects of harmful aerosol bi-products, and the increasing use of two or more tobacco products. In an effort to reach adult influencers¬† with key messages about e-cigarettes use in youth, the CDC had launched the¬† “Know the Risks” campaign which aimed to raise awareness of e-cigarette health risks in youth. In association with the “Know the Risks” campaign, a series of public service announcements are now available for free on the CDC Media Campaign Resource Center (MCRC). Check out the below resources!

 

 

 

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