Western Connecticut Coalition is dedicated to decreasing vape usage within Region 5.
Vape Free CT
WCTC Epidemiological Profile Infographics
Be In The Know
New Fact Sheets!
From Truth Initiative:
A comprehensive fact sheet with valuable information about the high levels of nicotine found in many vaping products and the consequences of use to the teen brain. Resources for quitting too!
Vaping nicotine can increase anxiety symptoms and stress levels. However, many tobacco users falsely believe tobacco products can relieve stress or anxiety.
From the FDA:
Includes 4 fact sheets about e-cigarettes, how they work, how the FDA regulates them, and understanding nicotine
From Stanford University: Infographics aimed to educate on the dangers of non-nicotine vapes.
The Educator- Vaping Risks for Youth
published by the Drug-Free Schools Committee
For The Educator in Spanish, click here
For The Educator in Portuguese, click here
From Rescue Agency
Down and Dirty is a Ready-Made Media Campaign for health organizations in need of an evidence-based rural youth tobacco prevention campaign that can be implemented quickly and cost effectively.
New! Resources from the CT Vaping Resource Center:
Vaping and Marijuana Toolkit
Resources from the Connecticut Clearinghouse
(All materials can be downloaded)
Other Fact Sheets:
These brochures and more are available for order.
Contact the Connecticut Clearinghouse 800-232-4424 or visit ctclearinghouse.org
In the News:
April 2023 How the Nicotine Industry Markets Vaping Nicotine as Stress Relief -Truth Initiative
November 2022 City of Baltimore Files a First of its Kind Lawsuit Against Tobacco Companies for Cigarette Filter Waste
November 2022 The chase is on: Regulators are slowly cracking down on vapes aimed at teens
March 2022 Monitoring U.S E-Cigarette Sales: State Trends (Take a closer look at CT trends 2018-2022)
03/10/22 Buzzfeed- 8 Ways To De-Stress that Aren't Vaping
12/17/21 Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids- New Report: E-Cigarettes in Kid-Friendly Flavors Remain Widely Available Three Months After Deadline for FDA Action
9/24/21 Smokeless Tobacco: Facts, Stats, and Regulations- The Truth Initiative