Session materials are made available as they are received.  If you are interested in handouts or materials, please be sure to connect with presenters on-site.

As a reminder, the password to access the presentations is available on  your Forum Program Cover.

POWER SESSION: Youth Vaping Epidemic in the U.S.: Nicotine and Marijuana

Thursday, February 6, 2020
9:00 AM
10:15 AM
National Harbor 10-11

Description

Youth vaping of nicotine and marijuana products is a serious health concern. In 2019, past-month nicotine vaping was reported by 25% of 12th, 20% of 10th and 9% of 8th graders, all higher than 2017, and daily nicotine vaping was reported by 12% of 12th, 7% of 10th and 2% of 8th graders. Flavorings are popular with youth and contribute to nicotine vaping. In addition, past-month marijuana vaping was reported (in 2018) by 8% of 12th, 7% of 10th, and 3% of 8th graders, all higher than 2017. By reviewing current research on vaping by youth in the USA, participants will have new information to share with families and communities that can help guide policy and practice interventions.

Learning Objectives

This session will review current data on electronic drug delivery (i.e., vaping) devices and their patterns of use by teens.
At the end of this session, participants will have new information to share with families and communities that can help guide policy and practice interventions regarding vaping of both tobacco and marijuana products.

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

Presenters

Dr. William Compton
Deputy Director
National Institute on Drug Abuse