A new vaping prevention program is being piloted in Suffolk County schools, County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday.
Citing an “alarming rise” in teenagers who use e-cigarettes, the program, Vape Out, will launch in four Suffolk County school districts Jan. 30. READ
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest anti-smoking campaign includes a message about the dangers of e-cigarettes.
This is the first time U.S. health authorities have launched a campaign against e-cigarettes, which don’t have the same advertising restrictions as traditional cigarettes and have been criticized for targeting the devices toward children, according to news reports.