Detroit CBS – The Oakland County Department of Health will host the “VAPE 101” virtual training seminar to educate people in the community about the health risks associated with teenage smoking. The event will be held from 12 pm to 1 pm on December 9. In Michigan, middle school and high school students still cannot use e-cigarettes.
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Smoking or e-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that can heat liquids, thereby heating inhaled aerosols. according to At the Oakland County Health Department, many liquids sold contain nicotine. Nicotine has been shown to be highly addictive and even harmful to the brain development of teenagers in their 20s. In some cases, the concentration of e-cigarette liquid can even be higher than that of ordinary tobacco. Regular cigarettes contain as much nicotine as possible. In addition to nicotine, compounds used for smoking have also been found to contain heavy metals such as lead, volatile organic compounds and other carcinogens, as well as substances used for inhaling cannabis and other drugs.
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The names of electronic cigarettes include electronic cigarettes, hookahs, modification tools, electronic cigarette pens, and water tank systems. Last June, Governor Whitmer signed legislation prohibiting the sale of vaping products to minors and passed other regulations to regulate the sale and advertising of vaping products in stores. In addition, the FDA now regulates e-cigarettes.
The purpose of the seminar is to educate parents, middle school, high school and college students as well as coaches and community members about the dangers of smoking.Those who want to register can register on the link Here, Or call Melanie Stone at 248-858-8745.
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