Smoking

Worldwide, tobacco smoking (including second-hand smoke) was the second-leading risk of mortality and contributed to an estimated 8.7 million deaths in 2019. In 2019, smoking ranked third in causing global disability-adjusted life years (DALYs).
• In the US, tobacco use was the second leading risk factor for death and the leading cause of DALYs in 2016.
• A meta-analysis of 23 prospective and 17 case-control studies of cardiovascular risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure demonstrated 18%, 23%, 23%, and 29% increased risks for total mortality, total CVD, CHD, and stroke, respectively, in those exposed to secondhand smoke.
• Tobacco use is one of the leading preventable causes of deaths in the US and globally.
• According to a 2013 study, overall mortality among US smokers was 3 times higher than that for never smokers.
• In 2019, 31.2% of high school students and 12.5% of middle school students used any tobacco products. Additionally, 5.8% of high school students and 2.3% of middle school students smoked cigarettes in the past 30 days.
• In 2018, 13.7% of adults were current smokers (15.6% of males and 12.0% of females)
• Among adults in 2018, 22.6% of American Indians or Alaska Native adults, 14.6% of NH
Black adults, 7.1% of NH Asian adults, 9.8% of Hispanic adults, and 15.0% of NH White adults were current smokers.
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T.G. ALLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL K- 2ND GRADES ZOOM AND FACE TO FACE STUDENTS VAPING PRESENTATION 2021

Thank you Coaches very much to let us be apart of your Zoom PE Classes!

The students were awesome and participated in all the questions and discussions after our videos and presentations. We had 105 students in Zoom today. The students were grades K-2ND Graders. Some students were in the school Face to Face Instructions and others were on Zoom. Today we talked about E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Julling. It has become more and more popular these days especially with the Pandemic the World is facing. The fact that each POD in a E-Cigarette = 20 regular Cigarettes is alarming. The ammonia and poison that is used in the pods are very dangerous and will cause Lung issues and possibly cancer. Please Educate yourself about the dangers of any kind of smoking! The students watched IConquer Videos as well and we discussed the Ante Tobacco and Chews Wisely Videos. Many students had their own stories of people they know that smoke. We also discussed the many dangerous chemicals that are in a cigarette and vapes.

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Vaping and Nicotine

Tobacco companies want to hook a new generation on nicotine and smoking.

  • They spent more than $8.6 billion on aggressive marketing in 2017 alone. That’s more than $23 million each day and almost $1 million every hour!
  • Nearly 80% of middle and high school students — that’s 4 out of 5 kids — were exposed to e-cigarette advertising in 2016.
  • E-cigarettes are now the most common form of tobacco use by kids and teens. In 2018, use by high school students in the U.S. doubled from the previous year.
  • Many young people say they’ve tried e-cigarettes in part because of the appealing flavors. More than 80% of teen users say their first e-cigarette product was flavored.
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KOSTORYZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL K- 2ND GRADES ZOOM AND FACE TO FACE STUDENTS VAPING PRESENTATION 2021

Thank you Coaches very much to let us be apart of your Zoom PE Classes!

The students were awesome and participated in all the questions and discussions after our videos and presentations. We had 115 students in Zoom today. The students were grades K-2ND Graders. Some students were in the school Face to Face Instructions and others were on Zoom. Today we talked about E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Julling. It has become more and more popular these days especially with the Pandemic the World is facing. The fact that each POD in a E-Cigarette = 20 regular Cigarettes is alarming. The ammonia and poison that is used in the pods are very dangerous and will cause Lung issues and possibly cancer. Please Educate yourself about the dangers of any kind of smoking! The students watched IConquer Videos as well and we discussed the Ante Tobacco and Chews Wisely Videos. Many students had their own stories of people they know that smoke. We also discussed the many dangerous chemicals that are in a cigarette and vapes.

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MIRELES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL K- 2ND GRADES ZOOM AND FACE TO FACE STUDENTS VAPING PRESENTATION 2021

Thank you Coaches very much to let us be apart of your Zoom PE Classes!

The students were awesome and participated in all the questions and discussions after our videos and presentations. We had 187 students in Zoom today. The students were grades K-2ND Graders. Some students were in the school Face to Face Instructions and others were on Zoom. Today we talked about E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Julling. It has become more and more popular these days especially with the Pandemic the World is facing. The fact that each POD in a E-Cigarette = 20 regular Cigarettes is alarming. The ammonia and poison that is used in the pods are very dangerous and will cause Lung issues and possibly cancer. Please Educate yourself about the dangers of any kind of smoking! The students watched IConquer Videos as well and we discussed the Ante Tobacco and Chews Wisely Videos. Many students had their own stories of people they know that smoke. We also discussed the many dangerous chemicals that are in a cigarette and vapes.

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YEAGER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ZOOM AND FACE TO FACE STUDENTS VAPING PRESENTATION 2021

Thank you Coaches very much to let us be apart of your Zoom PE Classes!

The students were awesome and participated in all the questions and discussions after our videos and presentations. We had 94 students in Zoom today. The students were grades K-2ND Graders. Some students were in the school Face to Face Instructions and others were on Zoom. Today we talked about E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Julling. It has become more and more popular these days especially with the Pandemic the World is facing. The fact that each POD in a E-Cigarette = 20 regular Cigarettes is alarming. The ammonia and poison that is used in the pods are very dangerous and will cause Lung issues and possibly cancer. Please Educate yourself about the dangers of any kind of smoking!

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Can Using E-cigarettes Lead to Future Cigarette Smoking Among Kids, Teens, and Young Adults?

  • Many young people who use e-cigarettes also smoke cigarettes. There is some evidence that young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future.
  • Specifically, a 2018 National Academy of Medicine report found that there was some evidence that e-cigarette use increases the frequency and amount of cigarette smoking in the future.
  • E-cigarettes also can be used to deliver other drugs, including marijuana; in 2016, approximately one-third of U.S. middle and high school students who have ever used an e-cigarette reported using marijuana in the device.
  • But e-cigarette use among young people is still unsafe, even if they do not progress to future cigarette smoking.
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Flavors and Marketing Make E-cigarettes Appealing to Youth

  • E-cigarettes come in various flavors, including fruit, candy, mint, and menthol.
  • A study from 2013-2014 showed that most youth who use e-cigarettes first start with a flavored variety, and flavors are the primary reason youth report using e-cigarettes.
  • In 2020, most youth who reported using e-cigarettes used flavored varieties (82.9%). Among high school students who currently used any type of flavored e-cigarettes in 2020, the most commonly used flavors are fruit (73.1%), mint (55.8%), menthol (37.0%), and candy, desserts, or other sweets (36.4%).
  • On January 2, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized an enforcement policy that prohibits the sale of prefilled cartridge e-cigarettes in any flavor other than tobacco or menthol, unless authorized by FDA. FDA has since taken additional steps to prohibit certain companies from selling youth-appealing, flavored disposable e-cigarettes and flavored e-liquids without authorization.
  • Several states and communities have restricted the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol-flavored products.
  • E-cigarettes are also advertised using the same themes and tactics that have been shown to increase youth initiation of other tobacco products, including cigarettes. In 2016, about 7 in 10 middle school and high school students (69.3%)—more than 18 million youth—said they had seen e-cigarette advertising.
  • Widespread advertising for e-cigarettes, including via media for which advertising for conventional tobacco products is prohibited (e.g., TV), and the lower costs of some e-cigarettes relative to regular cigarettes has contributed to use among youth.
  • Many youth also report using e-cigarettes because they are curious about these products.
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