What are electronic cigarettes?
Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury (VAPI):
According to the Orange County Health Care Agency, federal, state and, local health departments are investigating a multistate outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with e-cigarette product (devices, liquids, refill pods, and/or cartridges) use. This investigation is ongoing and has not identified a cause, but all reported cases have a history of using e-cigarette products. is an e-cigarette shaped like a USB flash drive and is easy to conceal.
Click this link to track the VAPI cases reported in Orange County.
CDC Fast Facts on Juul:
JUUL is now the most commonly sold e-cigarette in the US.
- JUUL is an e-cigarette shaped like a USB flash drive and is easy to conceal.
- JUUL uses liquid nicotine refills called “pods,” which contain at least as much nicotine as a pack of cigarettes and are available in flavors that appeal to youth.
- JUUL devices are being used by youth in schools, including inside bathrooms and classrooms.
Source: Youth Tobacco Use Surged From 2017-2018. (2019). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/youth-tobacco-use/
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