TruthInitiative releases free e-cigarette quit program!

27.1% any tobacco product use, 20.8% e-cigarette use, 8.1% cigarette use, 7.6% cigar use, 5.9% smokeless tobacco use, 4.1% hookah use, 1.1% pip tobacco use
Tobacco product use among high school students—2018 (CDC)

On Monday, February 11th, the CDC covered the rise in tobacco use in its monthly report, #vitalsigns. There was a 38.3% increase in tobacco use among youth from 2017 to 2018 and it’s attributable to the rise in vaping with 1.5 million more current youth users.

To access the new e-cigarette quit program, users can text “QUIT” to (202) 804-9884. Users can also enroll in This is Quitting or BecomeAnEX®, free digital quit programs from Truth Initiative that integrate the text program.

Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)
For more information on quitting tobacco use, call the TN QuitLine.

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