Vaping: Research & Resources
The Mountain Plains PTTC has compiled the following research and resources for prevention of Vaping & Tobacco Use
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Technology Transfer Center (TTC) Resources:
National Coordinating Office:
- PTTC: When it Comes to Preventing Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping-Related Products, Everyone has a Role to Play, (Article, PTTC Post). April 2020.
National American Indian & Alaska Native:
- National American Indian & Alaska Native PTTC: Prevention IN OUR NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES, (Newsletter). 2019.
- National American Indian & Alaska Native ATTC: Addressing Addiction in Native American Communities - The Changing Face of Tobacco: New Friend or Old Foe?, (Newsletter). Fall 2020.
National Hispanic & Latino:
- National Hispanic & Latino PTTC: Webinar: Vaping 101: and Latino Youth: Devices, risks, prevention efforts, and solutions, (Recorded Webinar). July 12, 2019.
HHS Region 1: New England
- New England PTTC: Prevention in Action: Data-Driven Vaping Prevention Messaging in New Hampshire and Maine, (Recorded Webinar). November 4, 2020.
- 4 Part Micro-Learning Courses: Vaping Series, (Microlearning Series). November 2020.
HHS Region 2: Northeast & Caribbean
- Northeast & Caribbean PTTC: Understanding the Role of Policy in Preventing Substance Misuse, (Recorded Webinar). September 3, 2020.
HHS Region 3: Central East
Central East PTTC: Prevention Youth Vaping 2-Part Webinar Series
Part 1 of 2: The Extent and Risk Factors for Youth Vaping, December 2, 2020.
Part 2 of 2: Policy Recommendations and Promising Practices for Address Youth Vaping, August 6, 2020.
Central East PTTC: Vaping and LGBTQ Youth, (Webinar). September 4, 2020.
Central East ATTC: Vaping: The Next Generation | A World No Tobacco Day Webinar, (Recorded Webinar). May 31, 2019
Central East ATTC: Marijuana & Vaping - The Triangulum: The Future is Now, (Recorded Webinar). June 25, 2019.
HHS Region 5: Great Lakes
- Great Lakes PTTC: Vaping: Health Effects and Catch my Breath Program, (Recorded Webinar). March 5, 2020.
HHS Region 6: South Southwest
- South Southwest PTTC: Brain Science Techniques and Tobacco Control Measures: A Merging of the Minds, (Monthly Newsletter). June 26, 2020.
HHS Region 7: Mid-America
- Mid-America PTTC: Podcast Episode 37: Don't Take the Vape Bait! - Youth Led Prevention Campaigns, (Podcast Episode). February 2, 2021.
HHS Region 8: Mountain Plains
- Mountain Plains PTTC: Informing Prevention (Adolescents): Vaping Among Adolescents - What We Know and What We Don't, (Recorded Webinar). June 4, 2019
- Mountain Plains PTTC: V-TECH Meet the Experts: Emerging Issues Around Vaping, (Recorded Webinar). February 26, 2020.
- Mountain Plains ATTC: slideDecks4U: Overview of Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices, (Slide Deck). November 27, 2019.
HHS Region 9: Pacific Southwest
- Pacific Southwest PTTC: Webinar Resources and References: E-Cigarettes and Vaping: A Public Health Epidemic, (Recorded Webinar). June 5, 2019
HHS Region 10: Northwest
- Northwest PTTC: Webinar: E-Cigarettes and Vaping: The Mechanics of Use, Risks to Youth, and Prevention Efforts, (Recorded Webinar). June 17, 2019
Visit the Products and Resources search engine to find more resources from the PTTC, MHTTC, and ATTC Technology Transfer Centers.
COVID-19 & EVALI - National Resources & Research:
COVID-19 Specific Information:
Going Smoke-free or Vape-free: Reducing Your Risks for COVID-19, (Webpage). Stanford Medicine Tobacco Prevention Toolkit. 2021.
COVID-19 Quit Smoking and Vaping to Protect Your Lungs, (Website). Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. 2020
Important Facts on Smoking and COVID-19, (Infographic). North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. 2020
COVID-19, Tobacco Use & Behavioral Health, (Factsheet). National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control. 2020
For parents -
CORONAVIRUS 30 sec new clip, (Video). Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. 2020
Teen Vapers up to 7 times more likely to get COVID-19 than non-e-cig users, Stanford research says. (Article). NBC News. Aug 11, 2020.
Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products, (Press Release). CDC Health Advisory, August 30, 2019.
Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarettes, or Vaping products, (Webpage). CDC, February 18, 2020.
Severe pulmonary disease associated with electronic-cigarette-product use – Interim Guidance, (Research Article). Schier JG et al, MMWR, CDC. Sept. 6, 2019.
The EVALI and Youth Vaping Epidemics, (Research Article). Implications for Public Health, The New England Journal of Medicine. Feb 20, 2020
National Research and Resources:
Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes & Young People, (Website). Office of Surgeon General HHS, 2021.
Youth and Tobacco Use, (Webpage). CDC, December 2020.
Current Cigarette Use Among Youth (YRBSS) - PowerPoint Slides, (Survey Data). CDC, August 2020.
Botvin e-Cigarettes and Vaping, (Info Packet). Botvin Health Connections, Botvin LifeSkills Training.
The Real Cost Campaign, (Campaign Webpage). FDA, February 2021.
SmokeFree.gov: Become a SmokeFree Teen, (Campaign Website). National Cancer Institute, 2021.
The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung, (Infographic). American Lung Association, May 2019.
Truth Initiative, (Campaign Website). Truth, 2021.
Why are Youth Vaping and How Prevention Can Respond, (Policy Brief). Carnevale Associates, December 2019.
For Teachers and/or community youth programs:
Be Epic, Escape the Vape, (Webpage). Utah State University, 2021.
Clearing the Vapor, (Website). Southwest Utah Public Health Department, 2021
Preventing Youth Exposure to E- Cigarettes, (Infographic). SAMHSA, 2018.
How Nicotine Affects the Teen Brain, (Lesson Plan). NIDA, January 2021.
Mind Matters: Teacher's Guide, (Guide). NIDA, 2021.
E-Cigarettes: A Dangerous Trend, (Lesson Plans for Teachers grades 6-12). Scholastic and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens, 2021.
The Real Cost of Vaping, (Lesson Plans for Teachers grades 6-12). Scholastic and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 2021. (Also available in Spanish).
CATCH My Breath E-Cigarette Prevention Video for grades 5-12, (Program Introduction). Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH), 2019.
Tobacco Prevention Toolkit, (Online Toolkit). Stanford Medicine, 2021.
Talk. They Hear You. Talking with Your Teen About Vaping: Keeping your Kids Safe - Parent Brochure, (Printable/Downloadable Brochure). SAMSHA, February 2021.
- Talk. They Hear You. 5 Conversation Goals, (Mini Brochure). SAMHSA, February 2021.
E- Cigarettes and Youth: What Parents Need to know, (Printable/Downloadable Infographic). CDC, 2019.
How To Talk With Your Kids About Vaping, (webpage). Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, Nov 2018.
The 101 on e-Cigarette, (Infographic). American Heart Association, 2019.
General Prevention Resources:
Best Practices User Guides: Youth Engagement in Tobacco Prevention and Control, (Printable/Downloadable User Guides). CDC, USDHHS, 2020.
Addressing E-cigarette and Marijuana Use with Environmental Prevention EBI Strategies, (Article). Applied Prevention Science International, April 2021.
Effectiveness of a Vaping Cessation Text Message Program Among Young Adult e-Cigarette Users, (Research Article). May 2021.
Effects of e-cigarette Use on Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Youth, 2004-2018, (Research Article). November 2020. MeLisa R. Creamer, Preventative Medicine, (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106316)
Trends in Adolescent Vaping, (Research Article). Miech et al, 2017-2019, NEJM, September 2019.
Clinical presentation, treatment, and short-term outcomes of lung injury associated with e-cigarettes or vaping: a prospective observational cohort study, (Research Article). NCBI. December 2019.
Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults, (Document). A Report of the Surgeon General HHS, 2020.
E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults, (Fact Sheet). A Report of the Surgeon General. HHS, 2019.
Surgeon General's Advisory on E-cigarette Use Among Youth, (Advisory). HHS, 2018.
Report: More and More Teens Seeing E-Cigarette Ads, (Press Release). American Cancer Society, Mar 2018
FDA Finalizes Enforcement Policy on Unauthorized Flavored Cartridge-based e-Cigarettes that Appeal to Children, including fruit and mint, (Press Release). FDA, January 2, 2020.
2019 Monitoring the Future Survey raises Worries about Teen Marijuana Vaping, (Press Release). NIDA, December 18, 2019.
The Latest Information on JUUL: 8 Important Things to Know, (News Article). Truth Initiative, The Truth. Sept. 23, 2019.
E-Cigarette Characteristics May Influence Use and Are Potential Targets for Regulatory Policy, (Article). NIH, March 2, 2020.
National Smoking/Vaping Cessation Resources:
Reducing Vaping among Youth and Young Adults - Evidence Based Resource Guide Series, (Downloadable/Printable Info Document). SAMHSA. 2020.
Implementing Tobacco Cessation Programs in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Settings, (Quick Guide). SAMHSA, August 2018.
BeTobaccoFree.gov, (Website). US Dept. HHS., 2021.
How to Quit Vaping Resources for Teens, (Webpage). SmokeFreeTeen - NIH, 2021.
Looking Toward a Smoke-free Future, (Webpage). CDC, December, 31 2019.
Quit for You, Quit for Your Loved Ones, (Webpage). CDC, March, 23. 2020.
My Life My Quit, (Website). National Jewish Health, 2021.
This is Quitting(Vaping), The Truth.com, (Webpage). The Truth, 2021.
Rural Quitline Evaluation, National Jewish Health Project, (Downloadable/Printable Document). University of Colorado Behavioral Health & Wellness Program, March 2020.
HHS Region 8 (CO,MT, ND, SD, UT, WY) Resources:
Region 8 Resources:
Region 8 Adolescent and Young Adult Health Workgroup Webinar & Resources
On February 25 the Region 8 Adolescent and Young Adult Health Workgroup hosted a webinar on youth tobacco use “Centering Youth Voice to Amplify Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention Efforts.” The webinar highlighted information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and UpRISE, Colorado's social justice youth tobacco control movement. Devin Koontz, Lead Health Communications Specialist with the FDA, covered the history of the FDA’s role in nicotine and tobacco product regulation. Dr. Heather Kennedy, UpRISE Program Manager, discussed how youth in the UpRISE program engage with social justice work and led the participants through a 5 Whys root cause analysis process.
Webinar: Centering Youth Voice to Amplify Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention Efforts (Password: 1%w7FIRY)
- FDA - Tobacco Slides
- UpRISE Slides
- 5 Whys Worksheet & The 5 Whys Method/Tool
- Centering Youth Voice to Amplify Tobacco and Nicotine Prevention Efforts-Resource Guide
- Tobacco as a Social Justice Issue: The UpRISE Story, (Video).
- Vaping Linked to COVID-19 Risk in Teens and Young Adults, (Article).
- Reducing Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults - Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series, (Document).
Quit Tobacco, (Website). Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, 2021.
Adolescent SBIRT Algorithm for Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Use of Tobacco and Vape Products - Using CRAFFT Screening Tool, (Printable/Downloadable SBIRT Sheet). Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care, August 2019.
Facts about Electronic Cigarettes(E-Cigarettes), (Website). Denver Public Health, 2021.
E-Cigarette Regulations - Colorado, (Webpage). Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2021.
Tobacco Use in Colorado 2019 Fact Sheet, (Webpage). Truth Initiative - The Truth, 2019.
Tobacco Quit Line, (Webpage). Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program, 2021.
Electronic Cigarettes, (Resources Webpage). Putting Montana Students First, Office of Public Instruction. 2021.
Tobacco Use in Montana 2019 Fact Sheet, (Webpage). Truth Initiative - The Truth, 2019.
E-Cigarette Regulations - Montana, (Webpage). Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020.
ND Quits, (Webpage). North Dakota Department of Health, 2021.
E-Cigarette Regulations - North Dakota, (Webpage). Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020.
Tobacco Use in North Dakota 2019 Fact Sheet, (Webpage). Truth Initiative - The Truth, 2019.
Quit Tobacco - You can do it: Quit Line, (Webpage). South Dakota Department of Health, 2021.
Addressing the Use of E-Cigarettes and Other Vaping Products, (Downloadable/Printable Document). South Dakota Department of Health, 2021.
Tobacco Use in South Dakota 2019 Fact Sheet, (Webpage). Truth Initiative - The Truth, 2019
E-Cigarette Regulations - South Dakota, (Webpage). Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamlin School of Law, 2020.
Way To Quit - Quitline, (Website). Utah Department of Health, 2021.
Adolescent Risk and Protective Factors for the Use of Electronic Cigarettes, (Research Article). Burrow-Sánchez & Ratcliff, University of Utah Edu Psychology, Journal of Prevention and Health Promotion, 2021.
Federal & State of Utah Tobacco Policy Updates, (Recorded Meeting). Utah Department of Health, Jan. 31, 2020.
Dangers of Vaping, (Webpage). University of Utah Health, Sept. 20, 2019.
UDOH Files Emergency Rule to Address Vaping-related Illness, (Document). Utah Department of Health (UDOH), October 2, 2019.
Lung Injury Outbreak, (Webpage). Utah Department of Health (UDOH), 2021.
Vaping Warning Poster, (Printable Page). Utah Department of Health (UDOH), 2019.
Tobacco Use in Utah 2019 Fact Sheet, Truth Initiative - The Truth, 2019.
E-Cigarette Regulations - Utah, (Webpage). Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020.
PHOM Indicator Profile Report of Electronic Cigarettes/ Vape Products, (Webpage). Public Health Indicator Based Information (IBIS), 2019.
Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program, (Quit Line Webpage). Jewish National Health, 2021.
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, (Webpage). Wyoming Tobacco Prevention & Control Evaluation - Wyoming Prevention Depot, September 20, 2019
Tobacco Use in Wyoming 2019 Fact Sheet, (Webpage). Truth Initiative - The Truth, 2019
E-Cigarette Regulations - Wyoming, (Webpage). Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020.
Governor, WDH Urge Residents to Avoid Vaping THC, (Memo). Wyoming Department of Health, 2019.