Vaping Resources

Vaping is the inhaling and exhaling of an aerosol produced by a vapour product, such as an electronic cigarette. Vaping does have risks and the potential long-term health effects of vaping remain unknown. As trusted professionals, health care providers can educate young patients and their parents about the health risks associated with vaping.

Severe lung illness related to vaping

The federal government is investigating the emergence of severe pulmonary illness associated with vaping. Health care providers are reminded to ask patients about their vaping history as part of the evaluation of those presenting with pulmonary complaints. Review the latest developments in the vaping investigation.