Be the Parents launches “Clear the Air on Teen Vaping” campaign to answer parents’ questions about vaping and e-cigarettes

Vaping is a growing concern for parents, especially in light of several recent vaping-related deaths.

Many parents have heard of vaping (or using “e-cigarettes”) as a smoking-cessation tool, and they’ve been caught off guard with its rapid rise in popularity among teens.

Do you wonder how the phenomenon will affect your child? Because vaping is such a new issue for parents of teens, you may have questions like “What IS vaping?” or “Is vaping addictive for teens?” or “What is my child inhaling when they vape?”

To address these concerns and provide fact-based information, The Idaho Office of Drug Policy, the state agency that’s home to the Be the Parents program, launched a statewide campaign called “Clear the Air on Teen Vaping.” 

Over the next two weeks, we’ll be sharing videos and graphics on our Be the Parents Facebook page to help Idaho parents get the answers you need to understand the impacts of vaping and how to talk to your child about it.

Here are a few key takeaways from the campaign: