Webinar: Vaping THC and Other Substances - Understanding Risks and Connecting to Resources


This webinar will cover the products typically utilized in vape devices, such as THC. We will also discuss the components and constituents and associated health risks. Finally, we will discuss available some resources for helping people quit smoking or vaping.


Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will increase their understanding of vape function and product usage.

  • Participants will be able to restate the risks of vaping after the event.

  • Participants will map policy concerns about vaping for their state/region.

  • Participants will be able to find and recommend resources for their clients.


About the Presenter:

headshot of Dr. MartinasekDr. Mary Martinasek is an Associate Professor in Public Health at the University of Tampa. She is also a registered respiratory therapist, a certified asthma educator, a tobacco treatment and health education specialist. Mary’s research is focused on hookah smoking and vaping electronic nicotine delivery devices; however, she also conducted a systematic review on the respiratory effects of inhalational marijuana. Her recent manuscripts have focused on the relationship of Adverse Childhood Experiences as predictors of vaping and tobacco use, asthma and vaping, and social marketing campaigns for hookah reduction.


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