El Paso County Board of Health Calls Teen Vaping “Public Health Crisis”

March 1st, 2019

In January, the El Paso County Board of Health took a step to protect youth from developing nicotine addictions by signing a resolution that declared vaping a “public health crisis” in the area and raised awareness about e-cigarette use among teens.

“This is a problem, we need to do something about it, and we need to do it now,” said Dacia Hudson, the program manager for the Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership at El Paso County Public Health.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reported on the board’s move and shared resources on the issue.

Read the story.