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Nicotine/Vaping Prevention 

Tobacco 21

In 2019, Governor Ned Lamont signed the Tobacco 21 bill. Effective October 1, 2019, this law increased the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes in Connecticut from 18 to 21 years of age. The bill can be viewed here

The HUB CT maintains a comprehensive and current prevention/cessation resource page on Vaping/Nicotine.

To talk with your kids/teens about vaping, download the guide from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: https://drugfree.org/parent-blog/how-to-talk-with-your-kids-about-vaping-guide

Watch this video with the lived experience of one young man's journey to recovery from EVALI (E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Associated Lung Injury, defined by CDC)

Watch this video for a recording of the multi Community Vaping Forum held on October 3rd, 2019:

 

Visit this link for a News12CT report on the Forum of Youth Vaping Prevention and Education held in Fairfield on November 7th, 2019 and the video below for a recording of the forum:

To see a full resolution pdf of this Brief History of E-Cigarettes compiled by FCD Prevention Works, click on the image.

Other resources for tobacco/vaping cessation are: