Jump to navigation Skip to main content. This health advisory is being issued by the State Health Officer to inform the public about the alarming statistics on current e-cigarette use among youth in Wisconsin. As Surgeon General Jerome Adams recently described in his Advisory Report , nicotine exposure during adolescence can harm the developing brain, which continues to develop until around age 25, [ii] and can impact learning, memory, and attention. The e-cigarette aerosol that users inhale and exhale can expose both the user and those around the user to other harmful substances, including heavy metals, volatile organic compounds, and ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lungs.
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Of those, 2, youth will keep smoking. That is , new teen smokers every year. If current tobacco use patterns continue, an estimated 5. Teen Smokers become addicted faster and on lower levels of nicotine than adults. This makes the decision for a teen not:. The same report from the CDC showed the following statistics for middle school tobacco use in Other forms of tobacco products used by high school and middle school students include smokeless tobacco, snus, pipes, bidis, dissolvable tobacco.
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