Almanack Contributor Ann Morgan

Ann Morgan

Ann Morgan is executive director of The Heart Network.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Kudos to Citizen Advocates for calling out dangers of vaping


The Heart Network’s work is based on community partnerships and collaborations — and when we see another organization take a stance that aligns with us, we make sure to call them out and share our appreciation.

In August, Citizen Advocates used its platform to share information about the dangers of e-cigarettes. Culling information from the Centers for Disease Control, the piece notes that over the course of six years, e-cigarette sales increased by some 122 percent. As they are marketed as a “safer” alternative to smoking, they appeal to youth, children and young adults — of particular concern is their popularity among teenagers.

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