IO18-137 Vaping and Electronic Smoking Products: What You Need to Know -Evening Session
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IO18-137 Vaping and Electronic Smoking Products: What You Need to Know -Evening Session
Presented by: Kim Ruptash
Located at: Online
About the Session

Electronic cigarettes, or vapes, have been growing in popularity over the past few years, and although they are believed by many to be safe and harmless compared to cigarettes, there is growing research that indicates there should be caution and concern related to the use of these products.  This webinar will explore use trends, current research on safety and provide information about potential for addiction, re-normalization of smoking, possible adverse health effects, the lack of regulation and hopefully answer questions about this perplexing product.

About the Presenter

Kim Ruptash

Kim, an addiction and tobacco reduction counsellor with Alberta Health Services Community Addiction and Mental Health for 18 years, is a Certified Tobacco Educator and Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor.  She has extensive knowledge and experience in tobacco prevention, education, cessation and policy work.  She has a keen interest in shaping and influencing healthy behavior, especially among youth and their key influencers.  She is a wife, volunteer and Mom of 3 girls aged 8, 11 and 13, who has a passion for debunking myths and filtering messages in research to people of all ages.

Registration Deadline: February 22, 2018

Registration Fee: $0.00

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