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An Introduction to E-Cigarettes: What’s Old is New Again

Tiffany Schuette – . New Holstein Elementary School Counselor. Casey Mertens – . New Holstein Middle School Counselor. Anna Carpenter –. . Health Educator, Winnebago County Health Department. The Facts.

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An Introduction to E-Cigarettes: What’s Old is New Again






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An Introduction to E-Cigarettes: What’s Old is New Again

Tiffany Schuette –

New Holstein Elementary School Counselor

Casey Mertens –

New Holstein Middle School Counselor

Anna Carpenter –

Health Educator, Winnebago County Health Department

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The Facts

Nicotine itself is toxic

Nicotine users suffer from nicotine addiction.

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The Facts

Combustible Cigarettes

1 cigarette = 1mg =

20 mg in a pack

Electronic Cigarettes

1 e-cigarette cartridge =

approx. 20 mg

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Retellings of a “safer cigarette”

Menthol

Filtered

Low tar/nicotineRecessed filtersSpit/ Smokeless SnusDissolvable tobacco

And now… Electronic Cigarettes

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What’s Old Is New Again

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Tobacco Corporations

Corporation

Lorillard

Reynolds Tobacco

Imperial Tobacco

Altria (Formerly Phillip Morris)

E-cigarette Brand

Blu

Ecig

Vuse

and

Zonnic

Fontem

Ventures

Vapuour

Products

MarkTen

,

NuMark

&

GreenSmoke

Brands

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e-cig·a·rette

[

ee-sig-uh-ret]

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E-Cigarettes Include:

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Example of an E-Cigarette

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Top 6 Reasons to be concerned about e-cigarettes

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#1) E-cigarettes

give off more than just “water vapor.”

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#2) E-cigarettes undermine clean indoor

air policies by making enforcement

confusing.

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#3)

no regulation on manufacture and sale

of

e-cigarettes to protect consumers.

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#4) E-Cigarettes are not approved by the FDA to help smokers quit.

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#5)

E-cigarette users

often continue

to also smoke regular cigarettes.

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#6) E-Cigarettes appeal to youth.

Trendy

Rebellious

Sex AppealGlamorousFun

“Traditional” Marketing

Celebrity Endorsements

Social Media

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Trendy

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Trendy

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Rebellious

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Sex Appeal

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Glamorous

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Fun

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Fun: Flavors

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Dr. Brian D. Harrison

Dr. Harrison is the medical director of Health and Productivity Management for Affinity Health System.

Occ Doc in a Box Blog: http://affinityocchealth.blogspot.com/

Quote about the bottom line: Tobacco is Harmful

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Key Points

E-cigarettes aren’t good for our air or our

kids

E-cigarettes are not safe

E-cigarettes are unregulated

marketing, sale and distribution

Quit help claims are unproven

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What Can You Do?

Update District-wide policies

from “Smoke Free Facilities”

to “Tobacco Free Facilities”

Elementary

Level

Middle School Level

High School Level

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What Can You Do

?

Join your tobacco prevention coalition

Write letters to the editor

Educate community organizations

Educate

policy makers

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For Resources and

Support

Tobwis.org

Occ Doc in a Box Blog:

http://affinityocchealth.blogspot.com

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Questions?

Tiffany Schuette

Elementary School Counselor New Holstein School District

(920) 898-4208

tschuette@nhsd.k12.wi.us

Anna Carpenter

Health Educator, Coalition Coordinator

Winnebago County Health Department

(920) 232-3009

acarpenter@co.winnebago.wi.us

Casey Mertens

Middle School Counselor

New Holstein School District

(920) 898-4769

cmertens@nhsd.k12.wi.us

?

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References

Tobwis.org http://www.tobwis.org/resources#!/tags=e-cigarettes

Occ Doc in a Box Blog: http://affinityocchealth.blogspot.com/