Sat, Aug 26th, 2023

Risk Factors and Health Consequences of Youth and Adult Vaping: Resources for Patient Care

OAFP Scientific Assembly

This presentation will provide an overview of the vaping epidemic among youth (ages 12-17) and young adults (ages 18-34) in the US, including the key psychosocial risk factors associated with youth and young adult vaping, the range of products that youth and young adults may use to vape nicotine, vaping as it co-occurs with the use of other tobacco products or substances (e.g., alcohol, cannabis), the health risks of vaping among youth and adults, the harm reduction benefits of vaping for adults who smoke cigarettes, and ways to promote discussion surrounding vaping, including vaping cessation among patients.