School of Health Sciences
Health Promotion: CHES Track
vaping, youth, e-cigarette, epidemic, health, nicotine, danger, JUUL
Public Health Education and Promotion
Sisson, Julia, "The Effects and Implications of Vaping on the Youth Population" (2020). Senior Honors Theses. 937.
Youth today have adopted the “cessation tool” known as the e-cigarette as a form of recreational activity. An examination of the history of tobacco use and prevention enables a fuller understanding of the problem presented by this product. Youth around the country are addicted to the sensation of vaping and are largely unaware of the associated health dangers. To address this growing issue among adolescents, vaping and its impact on the youth population should be carefully examined by health professionals. Although an overall solution has not yet been determined, there are several ways to impede the spread of the vaping epidemic from a public health standpoint.