Springer says, smoke itself is bad for the lungs, heart and blood vessels. Other researchers are exploring the possible relationship between marijuana smoke and long-term cancer risk.
More evidence is coming out all the time that vaping may not be as safe as people think.
Join the Local Prevention Council for Unplugged! Take some time away from the smart phones, tablets, computers, and televisions to get back to the basics! We'll be hosting events throughout town to encourage families to sit down and share time together without all the distractions we face in our daily lives.
Hi Everyone! Just a reminder that the Local Prevention Council is hosting a drug trends and identification training this Monday, March 5th at 7:00 PM. It will be in the middle school library, and childcare is provided. Please RSVP if interested!
Vapers are two times more likely to suffer a heart attack than someone who doesn't vape. On top of that, research suggests that youth who vape may be more likely to pick up cigarettes in the future, increasing their heart attack risk to three times that of a non-smoker.
Want to learn about the latest drug trends, paraphernalia, and signs of drug use? We're offering a Drug Threats and Identification Training on March 5th, 7:00 PM, at Nathan Hale Ray Middle School! Childcare will be provided. Please share this with all your friends!
In our conversations with young people from East Haddam, we have learned that vaping has become very popular in our community. We need to be aware of what these devices look like and the potential harm they can cause. Nicotine is just as addictive in these devices as it is in a regular cigarette. And often, the concentrations of nicotine are higher!