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Monday, December 9, 2019 - 8:00am

Tobacco comes in many forms and None of them are safe. Any amount of tobacco use can cause addiction and be harmful to your health. Understand the consequences of vaping and tobacco use, and nicotine addiction, and learn why even smoking occasionally puts you at risk. 

Nicotine & Addiction

Nicotine exposure during teen years can cause addiction and harm brain development. Learn about why nicotine is dangerous for teens.

Know the Risks

Tobacco and nicotine are found in more than just cigarettes. Learn more about different tobacco products and why there is no such thing as safe tobacco.

Occasional & Social Smoking

Understand why vaping and smoking a few times a week, month or only in social situations can harm your heath, and increase your chances of smoking as an adult. 



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Iowa Dept. of Public Health

Contact Us

Iowa Department of Public Health
Division of Tobacco Use Prevention and Control
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 515-281-6225

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