You protect them every day. So do vaccines.

Consider the Consequences of Vaping

Even though vaping is less harmful than smoking, there are still consequences for you to consider. Vaping can expose you to chemicals that could harm your health. We’re here to give you the facts about vaping so you can make informed choices about your life.

Vaping can lead to nicotine addiction

Vaping can deliver nicotine to your body, causing you to crave it more and more, leading to addiction and physical dependence. In teens, vaping nicotine can also alter brain development.

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Vaping can cause lung damage

Vaping can expose you to harmful chemicals like formaldehyde and acrolein, and metals and contaminants like nickel, tin and aluminum. You don't want any of these in your lungs!

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The long-term health impacts of vaping are unknown.

Some of the chemicals found in vaping liquid, like vegetable glycerine and propylene glycol, are safe for use in products like cosmetics and sweeteners but the long-term safety of inhaling these substances is unknown and continues to be assessed. Why risk it?

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Consider the Consequences Awareness Tour

We’re travelling to high schools and community events across Canada to talk to teens about the harms and risks related to vaping.

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Learn more about vaping

What is vaping

Discover the mechanics of a vaping device and what's inside vaping liquids and substances

Risks of vaping

Learn about the chemicals in vaping products and how they can impact your health

Vaping and quitting smoking

Learn more about vaping as a less harmful source of nicotine for those who smoke

Resources for parents

Get tips on how to talk with teens about vaping

Consider the Consequences of Vaping awareness tour

Learn more about the tour

Youth prevention materials

Download and order material to help raise awareness of the consequences of vaping for youth

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