Tobacco and E-Cigarettes

Tobacco refers to nicotine products like cigarettes and chewing tobacco. E-cigarettes [vaping] are battery-powered devices that provide nicotine and other additives to the user in the form of an aerosol. The nicotine in tobacco and e-cigarettes is a highly addictive drug. Both are not legal in Ohio until the age of 21.

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Chemicals with vaping

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking and Tobacco Use. Retrieved November 13, 2019

Risks from smoking:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health Effects Infographics. Retrieved November 13, 2019,

Smokeless tobacco

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health Effects Infographics. Retrieved November 13, 2019

Can’t get a new brain

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking and Tobacco Use. Retrieved November 13, 2019

Additional sources:

US Department of Health and Human Services. E-cigarette use among youth and young adults: a report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health; 2016

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