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ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES & OTHER NEW PRODUCTS. No Smoking No Chewing No Vaping No Dissolving No Fizzing.

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2 No Smoking No Chewing No Vaping No Dissolving No Fizzing

3 What is an e-cigarette? An electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) A substitute for traditional tobacco cigarettes Big tobacco companies new high tech product The latest cool thing for teens to try

4 E-Cigarettes in the news

5 Anatomy of an e-cigarette Cartridge – contains liquid nicotine solution Atomizer – heating coil turns liquid nicotine into vapor that is inhaled Battery – often a rechargeable lithium- ion battery LED light – glows when user inhales Photo source:

6 What is the appeal of e-cigarettes? Nicotine high without smoke No ash, No smell Look and feel like cigarettes Smoke anywhere! Over 50% cheaper than cigarettes More socially acceptable than cigarettes Source:!/photo.php?fbid= &se t=pb &type=3&theater

7 What is the danger of e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes are new, unregulated and vary greatly. Vapor contain toxic chemicals - UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education found chemicals on the Proposition 65 list in mainstream and/or secondhand e-cigarette vapor: Acetaldehyde Lead Benzene Nickel Cadmium Nicotine Formaldehyde N-Nitrosonornicotine Isoprene Toluene E-cigarettes do not deliver "pure nicotine" and "harmless water vapor. Source: reproductive

8 What is the danger of e-cigarettes? Nicotine addiction. Potentially lead young people to try other tobacco products, including cigarettes, which are known to cause disease and lead to premature death. Photo: /?page=3&link=ibaf&q=photo+woman+using+e+cigarette&imgurl= anywhere.jpg

9 What do e-cigs look like? Most look like traditional cigarettes Source: Source: electronic-cigarettes-challenge-big-tobacco/

10 What do e-cigs look like? Some look like pens or USB drives Source: ?utm_source=GoogleShoppingUS&utm_medium=CPC&utm_content=159035&utm_campaign=516&gclid=CIzCqbbd-7cCFUtk7AodKhEAtA Source: cigarette-guide /

11 Why do teens want e-cigarettes? Sources:

12 Why do teens want e-cigs? Source:

13 Why do teens want e-cigs?

14 E-Cig flavors appeal to youth Blueberry Grape Caramel Mocha Chocolate Banana Cherry Cola Viva Vanilla Pancake Cotton Candy Apple Cinnamon Pumpkin Pie Red Energy Piña Colada Champagne Source:

15 Are e-cigarettes illegal? Is their use restricted? Federal law – The FDA does not currently regulate e- cigarettes. California law - prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. Proposed State Legislation, which would extend State prohibitions on tobacco use to e-cigarette use, passed in the Senate in May and died in the Assembly. Contra Costa County law – E-cigs are regulated as tobacco products

16 Can e-cigarettes be used in schools? No. California Education Code 48900(h) – allows suspension if a student… (h) Possessed or used tobacco, or products containing tobacco or nicotine products, including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, miniature cigars, clove cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, snuff, chew packets, and betel.

17 MDUSD Policy High School and Alternative Education students found in violation of the MDUSD tobacco-free policy on any school campus or school related activity will be required to attend the Tobacco Education Group (TEG) intervention program.

18 Model School Board Policy The School Board prohibits the use of products containing tobacco and/or nicotine, including, but not limited to, smokeless tobacco, snuff, chew, clove cigarettes, and electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as electronic cigarettes, electronic hookahs, and other vapor emitting devices, with or without nicotine content, that mimic the use of tobacco products any time, in charter school or school district-owned or leased buildings, on school or district property, and in school or district vehicles. However, this section does not prohibit the use or possession of prescription products, or other cessation aids such as nicotine patches or nicotine gum. Student use or possession of such products must conform to laws governing student use and possession of medications on school property.


20 Sticks Toothpick-like sticks of ground tobacco. Approximately 3x more nicotine than a cigarette. User does not spit.

21 Strips Strips are flat sheets of ground tobacco that work like dissolvable breath strips User does not spit

22 Orbs Orbs are pellets of ground tobacco resembling tic-tacs User does not spit.

23 Discs Several companies have launched chewable nicotine discs or lozenges: Altrias Verve is only available in Virginia. Test marketing started in June RJRs Velo Rounds and Viceroy Flex are being test marketed in North Carolina.

24 Ciga Fizz Oral powder containing nicotine Powder poured into mouth, liquifies and user swishes for 15 seconds and swallows. Sold at convenience stores like Circle K and 7-Eleven Kid friendly flavors (Raspberry Fizz, Chocolate Fizz and Pink Lemon Drop)

25 Mini Hookah Shisha, or hookah tobacco, generally is flavored and contains nicotine

26 Synthetic Marijuana – Spice, K2, Scooby, Incense User can smoke and still pass a drug test Herbs, spices or other plant material sprayed with a chemical compound similar to THC Negative Effects - delirium, confusion, loss of control, lack of pain response, increased agitation, pale skin, seizures, vomiting, profuse sweating, uncontrolled/spastic body movements, elevated blood pressure, heart rate and palpitations.

27 Marijuana No smell, no tar. The perfect way to use marijuana!

28 Center for Human Development Changing Lives, Transforming Communities Prepared by Mary Jaccodine Information on Sticks, Strips, Orbs, Discs & Fizz from Contra Costa Health Services, Tobacco Prevention Project.

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