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Vermont Vaping Clearinghouse

Fact Sheets

Welcome to the Fact Sheets section of the Vermont Vaping Clearinghouse, your destination for  informative materials about vaping. As a key component of our larger collection of anti-vaping resources, this page provides a series of easy-to-understand fact sheets designed to educate and inform.

Vaping

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Be Part of the Conversation

Be a Part of the Conversation has been partnering with school leaders and others who care about kids’ health and well-being, in an effort to increase awareness about vaping. “Clearing the Air About Vaping” is intended for parents, educators, health care providers or anyone concerned about this national trend and its impact on youth.

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

Quick reference guides and definitions with drop down menus to help navigate understanding of health risks associated with vaping.

Counter Balance VT

CounterBalance VT is an advocacy organization aiming to prevent youth tobacco use and protect communities from the harms of the tobacco industry. Their website provides information about the dangers of tobacco products, particularly those with flavors that appeal to young people. CounterBalance VT advocates for policy changes to reduce tobacco marketing and sales, and offers resources for communities and individuals looking to take action against the tobacco industry.

End the Trend

End the Trend works to educate teens, pre-teens and parents about e-cigarettes, a tobacco product that is often glamorized by advertisements targeted at today’s youth. We’re hoping to provoke those exposed to our messaging to have and extend conversations about the potential dangers and related consequences of using e-cigarettes.

Nemours Teens Health

Vaping: What You Need to Know

This TeensHealth page specifically targets teens to educate them about the dangers of e-cigarettes (vaping). It dispels myths and misconceptions about vaping being “safer” than smoking by explaining the harmful chemicals involved and the risks of nicotine addiction. The page aims to empower teens to make informed choices about their health and avoid falling into the trap of e-cigarette use.

Cannabis

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Let’s Talk Cannabis

Let’s Talk Cannabis provides science-based information about the health considerations and consequences of non-medical cannabis use to help Vermonters make safe and informed choices. Let’s Talk Cannabis has been adapted courtesy of the California Department of Public Health.

Cannabis Fact Sheet

A fact sheet on cannabis and its health effects.

Youth Now

Youth Now

Youth Now educates, supports and empowers young people. They are a youth substance use prevention initiative developed by caring adults and local youth, paid for by marijuana tax dollars and other grants. Youth Now offers resources, campaigns, research and other supports for youth, parents, educators and providers.