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Setting the Record Straight on Vaping

Decoding the truth about what’s in that vape.

We spoke with teens at Boy & Girls clubs across Delaware to test their knowledge about vaping and share some alarming facts that they might not have known. Let’s take a look and see how they did!


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The fact check

Studies have found that even e-cigarettes claiming to be nicotine-free do contain trace amounts of nicotine and when e-liquid heats up, more toxic chemicals like propylene glycol and diacetyl, along with heavy metals, can enter the body when inhaled.

Key takeaways

With more than 2.5 million U.S. middle and high students currently using e-cigarettes, it’s imperative to raise awareness of the health risks associated with adolescent vaping use and offer a pathway for those teens to quit if they are currently using.