E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco products among U.S. youth.
Nearly 25% of all all U.S. middle and high school students said they recently had been exposed to the vapors from another person's electronic cigarette. The long-term impact on health of this kind of exposure is not yet known. However, it is known that e-cigarette aerosols may contain, nicotine, heavy metals, formaldehyde, ultrafine particles, and acetaldehyde--each one potentially dangerous to health.
PositiveTip: It is important for all to avoid exposure to the aerosols of e-cigarettes--and to support inclusion of these devices in indoor clean air regulations.