State Health Department Issues Public Health Advisory on e-Cigarette Use by Wisconsin Youth

Current e-cigarette use among Wisconsin high school students increased 154% between 2014 and 2018. In 2014, just under 8% of Wisconsin high school students were using e-cigarettes. In 2018, that number skyrocketed to 20% (or one out of every five students).  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,and can impact learning, memory, and attention.

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