E-cigarettes are sometimes called “e-cigs,” “vapes,” “e-hookahs,” “vape pens,” and “electronic
nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).” Some e-cigarettes look like regular cigarettes, cigars, or
pipes. Some look like USB flash drives, pens, and other everyday items.
E-cigarettes are not safe for youth, young adults, pregnant women, or adults who do not currently
use tobacco products. While e-cigarettes have the potential to benefit some people and harm
others, scientists still have a lot to learn about whether e-cigarettes are effective for quitting
This is where Whitman County Public Health (WCPH) steps in. Here is what WCPH says YOU
need to know about Vaping: