“Electronic cigarettes. Little cigars. Sweet candy flavors. The next generation of addictive tobacco products is here, and most of them don’t look anything like a pack of cigarettes. Tobacco has evolved so fast, it’s tough for parents to recognize tobacco when they see it—and even tougher to talk to your kids about the terrible damage tobacco products can do. But that can change right here.” -Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Manitowoc County 2021 High School YRBS Results show that 30 % of youth have tried vaping and 13 % of Manitowoc County youth use vaping products consistently.
It’s important to be prepared for anything, from how to talk to your kids about the changing face of the tobacco industry, to knowing the facts and getting help to quit.
The state wide tobacco prevention campaign can help you learn about the new products and what to watch out for.