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CANCELLED: Vaporizing the Vaping Trend: The Power of Parents in Prevention

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This event has been cancelled.

Program Description

Event Details

This informative and engaging presentation will focus on warning signs, common devices and the substances used for vaping, and the health risks associated. Examples of common devices will be shown, along with a discovery of where youth hide their devices. Tips for parents on how to discuss vaping concerns with youth will be discussed.


Participants will:

·      Learn the current vaping trends and health risks associated

·      See vaping devices and how they can be concealed

·      Learn how parents can help prevent vaping

·      Have an opportunity to ask questions


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