& Marijuana Use

Did You Know?

  • Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the U.S.

  • Tobacco product use is started and established primarily during adolescence

  • In 2017, 19.5% of U.S. high school youth reported currently using any tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.

  • Research shows that when youth use cannabis their memory, learning, and attention are harmed.

  • The smoke from cannabis has many of the same toxins and chemicals found in tobacco smoke, and when inhaled can increase the risk of developing lung problems.

  • Most youth do not believe cannabis is harmful

(Statistics were obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Website)