Teachers and Parents: That USB Stick Might Be an E-cigarette

Teachers and parents: that USB stick Might be an E-cigarette - Image of things you associate with school: an apple; books; pencil; testtubes; microscope Teachers and parents: that USB stick Might be an E-cigarette - Image of things you associate with school: an apple; books; pencil; testtubes; microscope

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E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. middle and high school students.


Some e-cigarettes don’t look like tobacco products, so some kids use them unnoticed in schools, including in classrooms and bathrooms.

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An increasingly popular e-cigarette, called JUUL, is shaped like a USB flash drive.

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JUUL delivers a high dose of nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain development.


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Tobacco product use in any form, including e-cigarettes, is unsafe for youth.

Learn moreExternal about the risks of e-cigarettes for youth and access tips for talking to youth.