World No Tobacco Day
E-cigarettes Are Not Safe for Young People
About 1.7 million young people aged 13-15 in 73 countries or survey sites use e-cigarettes.
-Data from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 2012-2018
E-cigarettes can contain nicotine and other harmful chemicals that are unsafe for young people.
E-cigarettes are appealing to young people for many reasons including:
- Marketing campaigns
- Kid-friendly Flavors
- High levels of nicotine
Parents, teachers, and health care providers can help prevent young people from using e-cigarettes.