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E-Cigarettes Message Library

How to use this library

First, find a post you want to use by clicking on either button. These are posts on e-cigarettes! Follow the instructions for Twitter or Facebook.

 

Instructions

Option 1: Create your own tweet

  1. Copy text and place in tweet.
  2. Right-click the accompanying graphic and select “save image as” to save it to your computer.
  3. Upload graphic to Twitter as part of your tweet.

Option 2: Re-tweet TECC's tweet

  1. Click on the Tweet to go to TECC’s version of the tweet and then retweet it.
  2. You have the option to add your own introductory text if desired.

 

Next, copy the caption. We’ve written short, attention getting captions that include links to trustworthy sources. Feel free to use exactly what we wrote or customize them to make them more interesting to your community. Once you’ve got your caption, paste it into the “Write a post…” field on your Facebook page.

Now you want a good image. You can use the images we’ve provided (to download, right click the image, and select “Save image as”), or you can pick your own visually interesting and relevant image. If you don’t have your own images, use TECC’s free image gallery for tobacco control. Upload the image to your post, click “Publish”, and that’s it!


Caption

Teachers used to have to worry about cell phones in class. Now they worry about vaping. From 2017 to 2018, e-cigarette use increased from 12% to 21% among high school students. These students are also using more often.
https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/youth-tobacco-use/index.html


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You know the dangers of secondhand smoke from cigarettes, but what about secondhand aerosol from e-cigarettes? Vaping around others puts them at risk of inhaling heavy metals and other chemicals linked to respiratory distress and lung disease.
https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/SGR_E-Cig_Health_Care_Provider_Card_508.pdf


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Kids are the future. That’s what the tobacco industry thinks. Why else would their products look just like children’s toys?
https://tobaccofreeca.com/tobacco-industry/targeting-youth/


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Smelling sweet or minty with no candy wrappers around. Thirsty all the time. Passing on the caffeine. Unexplained nosebleeds. These could be signs that your child is vaping. Know what to look for to protect your kids from a lifetime of nicotine addiction.
https://health.usnews.com/wellness/for-parents/articles/2018-07-27/how-to-tell-if-your-kid-is-vaping


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Formaldehyde (For-MAL-duh-hyde): known toxic chemical
Found in plastics, resins, some fertilizers, dyes, embalming fluids and the smoke vapor created by e-cigarettes.
https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/e-cigs-create-toxic-vapors-harmless-e-liquids?fbclid=IwAR0UV08x5LeDv6PC99WSSZxAuizOGZG4a3yjbKQnPul7M9i_q08qOrw0ISQ


Caption

Did you know the body absorbs the toxins found in the aerosol from vape pens? Vapes—even those with no nicotine—have some of the same toxic chemicals found in cigarettes.
https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/early/2018/03/01/peds.2017-3557.full.pdf