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E-cigarettes and Vaping

New findings related to e-cigarette and vaping health effects are continually surfacing. YouCanQuit2 actively monitors these updates and works to bring you the most recent news and resources to support your patients on these topics.

  • Surgeon General Advisory on E-cigarettes [PDF 582KB] (December 2018): Find the Surgeon General’s announcement on the youth e-cigarette epidemic and information on how parents, teachers, health professionals and communities can help take action.
  • Tobacco products use threatens military readiness (Stars and Stripes, July 2019): Find a joint statement by the surgeons general of the Air Force, Army, Navy and United States on their united concerns about high levels of tobacco product use among Service members.
  • Vaping: E-cigarettes and Personal Vaporizers (Army Public Health Center, September 2019): Read about the Army Public Health Advisory suggesting Soldiers, Army civilians and their family members to immediately cease the use of all e-cigarette or vaping products due to lung illnesses associated with their use.
  • Health agencies investigate lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use (Health.mil, September 2019): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with the Food and Drug Administration, state and local health departments and other public health partners to investigate the multistate outbreak of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use.

For additional resources on tobacco cessation that you can use to support patients, visit Resources for Providers.



If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line or call 911: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or Text 83825