Healthy New Jersey

E-Cigarettes and Vaping

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Electronic Smoking Device Task Force Report

Electronic Smoking Device Task Force Report

Recommendations Issued Pursuant to Executive Order No. 84. Through Executive Order No. 84, Governor Murphy called for an Electronic Smoking Device Task Force to provide recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature that outline a comprehensive, coordinated strategy to protect New Jerseyans and to educate the public, particularly youth, about the risks of electronic smoking devices.

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NJ Department of Health Announced the First Death Associated With National Vaping Outbreak

The Department of Health announced the first New Jersey death associated with the national vaping outbreak. The death, involving an adult female from northern New Jersey.

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Youth Tobacco Use: Results form the National Youth Tobbaco Survey

Currently e-cigarette use among middle and high school students increased alarmingly between 2017 and 2018.

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E-Cigarettes: Talk to Youth About the Risks

You have an important part to play when it comes to talking to kids about the harms of e-cigarettes.

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The Vape Talk

If You Don't Protect Your Kids From Vaping,Who Will? Over 5,700 kids start vaping every day. Misconceptions, peer pressure and marketing tactics all contribute to the staggering rise. Talk to your kids about e-cigarettes while they're still willing to listen.

Vaping-associated Illness*
Data Lable Value
Confirmed and Probable Cases
Total Confirmed 31
Total Probable 35
Deaths 1**
Most Recent 10/23/2019
Age Range 15-75
Median Age 21
Gender 22 female, 44 male
Regions of State Impacted Statewide
Reports Under Investigation
Total 26
Most Recent 10/31/2019
Age Range 14-59
Median Age 20
Gender 12 female, 14 male
Regions of State Impacted North, Central

*Chart Updated Every Tuesday
**Part of Probable Cases


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