Vaping – Training Wheels for Tobacco

vapingToday is the Great American Smoke Out  and what better time to talk about the so-called alternative to tobacco – vaping. Young people have taken to this new phenomenom in droves more than doubled their use in the last two years.  But what do we really know about “vaping”. Well we know that it does not contain tobacco but it does contain nicotine. So although it may not contain all the carcinogens that a tobacco cigarette does it does the addictive nicotine as well as a gas called propylene glycol. How does that affect the user? We don’t know. Well one thing we do know is that young people who start out with ecigarettes or vapes end up smoking tobacco cigarettes.  Click here to read all about that and have a talk with your teen today!