• Talk with Your Kids

    You can influence your children's decision about whether to use e-cigarettes. Even if you have used tobacco yourself, your children will listen if you discuss your struggles with nicotine addiction. Be clear that you don't approve of them smoking or using e-cigarettes, and that you expect them to live tobacco-free.

    Use CDC's

     To help you talk with your children. This tip sheet offers facts and practical ways to start conversations with young people about the risks of e-cigarette use.


    • The American Lung Association’s diversion program, specially designed for teens. It can be facilitated by any trained adult (training is free) and consists of four, 50-minute sessions that discuss vaping facts, harmful effects of nicotine and tobacco products, healthy alternatives to tobacco, and how to avoid future tobacco use. 

    For more information, visit

    • Tobacco Free CA

    • Truth Initiative

    • CATCH My Breath




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