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E-cigarettes: What Are They, What Are the Health Risks, and What we Can do to Protect Youth

Thursday, February 6, 2020
10:45 AM
12:00 PM
Potomac Ballroom D


Join CDC’s Brian King as he discusses the latest information on youth e-cigarette use, including JUUL, and what can be done to protect youth from this preventable health risk. The presentation will describe the evolution of the e-cigarette landscape in the United States, discuss why youth are drawn to e-cigarettes and the health risks they face when using these products, and outline actions that can be taken to reduce these risks.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

• Describe patterns of e-cigarette use among youth
• List factors driving youth e-cigarette use
• Explain health risks of youth u se of e-cigarettes
• Discuss modernization of interventions to reduce e-cigarette use among youth

30th Annual National Leadership Forum & SAMHSA's 16th Prevention Day


Dr. Brian King
Deputy Director for Research Translation
CDC, Office on Smoking and Health, NCCDPHP