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Vapes, JUULs, Weed, Mental Health and Teens





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Primary care providers and support staff (nurses, social workers), specialists, adolescent medicine providers

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain how and why teens use e-cigarettes and JUULs and why this is a problem.
  • Explain why the legalization of marijuana should not be understood to vouch for its safety, especially in teens.
  • Describe how exposure to nicotine and marijuana in the teen years increases risk of life long addiction.

Suggested Additional Reading:

Laura Offutt, MD, FACP — Practitioner and Founder of Global Teen Health Week
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢

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