Informational town hallto address youth vaping
Local and state health officials, community groups, and elected officials will come together to co-host a community forum educating the public about our growing e-cigarette epidemic and the vaping crisis among our youth.
"E-cigarettes are a growing problem in our public school system and communities. Our students are being targeted by tobacco companies and are developing a (potentially) lifelong addiction," said Rep. Rachel Prusak of West Linn.
"There is a lot of misinformation around the safety of flavored inhalants and our goal is to bring life-saving information to our communities."
The event will be made up of a panel including elected officials, Representatives of Clackamas and Washington County Tobacco Prevention Coordinators, American Cancer Association Cancer Action Network, Local community groups including student led groups.
The discussion will be open to questions from the public. We encourage the community to come out and learn more about flavored e-cigarettes and addiction, and what we can do to protect our youth
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