Vaping is harmful and the long term effects are still not known.

  • E-cigarettes are NOT a safer alternative to cigarettes.
  • The use of e-cigarettes are particularly unsafe for youth.
  • Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine.
  • Nicotine is highly addictive.
  • Nicotine can affect adolescent brain development.
  • E-cigarettes can contain other harmful substances besides nicotine
  • Young people who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to smoke cigarettes in the future.

Tobacco-Free Action of Columbia & Greene Counties

Tobacco-Free Action advocates for policy change that reduces exposure to secondhand smoke, makes tobacco products less visible and accessible, and makes tobacco use more expensive, less convenient, and less socially acceptable.

NYS Smoker’s Quitline: 1-866-NY-QUITS (1-866-697-8487)