Tobacco, E-Cigarette & Cannabis Products

Chair: Open Volunteer Position

In the United States, e-cigarette use among youth has exploded into what the Surgeon General and the Food & Drug Administration have called “epidemic” levels. Alarmingly, e-cigarette marketing uses many of the same strategies effectively used by the tobacco industry to reach kids. The tobacco industry‚Äôs flavored products that taste like fruit, mint and candy have long been known to be appealing to kids, and now e-cigarettes are available in these flavors. Tobacco and e-cigarette companies are also using social media marketing to advertise e-cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids.