E-Cigarettes, Hookah, Cigars, and Other New Products
Many different products are available to consumers that contain tobacco or deliver nicotine. Products increasing in popularity include hookah, cigars, and electronic devices such as e-cigarettes, which come in a wide variety of shapes, flavors and prices. The health effects of traditional tobacco are well understood; there is no safe level of use and no safe product. Electronic cigarettes (also known by terms such as electronic nicotine delivery systems, e-cigarettes or vapes) have known short-term health effects, but the long-term health effects OR benefits are still being studied. Other products may also be available in your location or coming on the market such as heated tobacco products.Check out the information below to help you understand what is known and unknown about these tobacco products. Check back often for updates and the latest info.
Hot Topic! Vaping and Lung Illness
E-Cigarettes and Vapes
2016 Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarettes
Heated Tobacco Products
Other Novel and Emerging Products