In case you missed it: our You’re the Cure volunteers in Hawaii jumpstarted the debate about e-cigarettes with an Aug. 25 news conference delivering the association’s new policy statement.
At the AHA press briefing Lila Johnson RN, MPH, program manager of the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Education Program, was especially eloquent when commenting on the appeal of e-cigarettes among young people. Please click here for the full story.
As the e-cigarette debate continues to gain momentum please take a moment and think about what can you do in your community to make sure the e-cigarette industry’s aggressive and unregulated marketing efforts do not obscure the harmful effects of smoking. For more information on e-cigarettes and public health click here.