What is the latest information on vaping?

QuitNow will provide a summary of information below. You are encouraged to do further reading and see how vaping might be impacting you and those around you.
What does QuitNow recommend?
While investigations of vaping products continue, QuitNow recommends that you consider refraining from using vaping products.
Who is most at risk?
Youth, young adults, and pregnant women are especially vulnerable to the health risks of vaping and should not use vaping products.
Should I go back to smoking?
If you are using vaping products containing nicotine to quit tobacco, do not go back to smoking cigarettes. Instead, consider switching to one of many proven methods to help you quit smoking, such as Nicotine Replacement Therapy or medications. If you do not currently smoke or vape, you should not begin using vaping products.
How can I stay safe if I want to keep vaping?
The only way to fully protect yourself from the risks of vaping is to avoid all vaping products. However, if you do intend to keep using e-cigarettes or other vaping products, ensure you are getting them from a reputable source. Do not buy them from informal sources (e.g. off the street) and refrain from modifying the contents.
Do I need to see a doctor?
Please see a health care provider if you currently use e-cigarettes or other vaping products and are experiencing any of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain; nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or diarrhea; and/or fatigue, fever, or weight loss.