What’s your reason?
If you’re thinking about making a change, you’re not alone. Approximately half of all Colorado high schoolers reported trying to quit vaping or smoking in 2019. Health concerns are the most common reason young people decide to cut back or quit. What’s your reason?
It’s affecting your health
Every time you vape or use any form of tobacco, you hurt your brain, lungs and every other organ in your body. It leaves you stressed and can make it harder to catch your breath.
There are too many unknowns
There’s still a lot we don’t know about vaping and the health effects. Colorado is one of multiple states that investigated cases of severe lung illness associated with vaping in 2019. Some e-cigarette batteries have even exploded and hurt people. Is it worth the risk?
Tobacco products just got more expensive in Colorado. You can save more than $50 a month by quitting vaping products, cigarettes or other forms of tobacco. How would you plan to spend an extra $600 a year?
You want to take control of your life
Tobacco use can get in the way in the way of everyday life, like friends, family, school and jobs. If you’re using more or longer than you planned, it’s not too late to take control.
Quitting is worth it
Within minutes of quitting, your body begins to heal itself. The sooner you take steps toward quitting, the more likely you are to reduce your health risks.
- • You'll protect your brain, lungs and other organs.
- • You can save more than $600 a year.
- • You won't be giving tobacco and vaping companies exactly what they want.
- • You won't need to hide it from your parents, teachers or boss.
- • You won't smell like smoke.
- • You won't be hooked for life.
- • You won't feel as stressed.
- • You’ll help create a healthier environment by eliminating air pollution and waste.
- • You’ll protect people and pets you care about from being exposed to smoke and vape.
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Tackling vape or tobacco alone is hard — support helps!