Vaping among youth and young adults: a “red alert” state

  • Mohammed Al-HamdaniEmail author
  • D. Brett Hopkins
  • Tristan Park


The use of e-cigarettes, otherwise known as ‘vaping’, has been increasing at alarming rates among youth and young adults. Although the long-term harms of vaping are still unclear, emerging evidence brings to light potential risks associated with vaping, especially for youth and non-smokers. This paper discusses nine viable policy measures that could limit the appeal of vaping products to youth and young adults and, in turn, reduce the potential harms of vaping.


E-cigarettes Health warnings Nicotine Tobacco control 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammed Al-Hamdani
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. Brett Hopkins
    • 2
  • Tristan Park
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Psychology and NeuroscienceDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  2. 2.Department of Community Health and EpidemiologyDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  3. 3.Concordia UniversityMontrealCanada

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