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You think you know vaping? Get the facts!

Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 8:00am

You probably already know that vaping among youth has been deemed an epidemic by the U.S. Surgeon General. The numbers don't lie: almost 1 in 4 eleventh graders in Iowa have vaped in the last 30 days. These numbers are scary considering how addictive vaping can be and the dangers  and risks associated with vaping.  

I WANT TO QUIT

Date: 
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 8:00am

HOW WE CAN HELP

Get the truth about vaping, smoking and other tobacco products so you're not left in the dark when it comes to your future. If you decide you want to quit, we give you the tools you need to do it successfully. 

THE RISKS OF VAPING AND TOBACCO

Date: 
Mon, 12/09/2019 - 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.

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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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