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E-CIGARETTES 101
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“E-cigarette” is short for ____________ .

answerenergizing cigarette
answerelectronic cigarette
answerenormous cigarette
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Which part of an e-cigarette contains a liquid solution made up of propylene glycol, glycerol, water, nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals?

answercartridge
answervaporizer
answerbattery
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What addictive ingredient do e-cigarettes share with tobacco cigarettes?

answerformaldehyde
answerflavorings
answernicotine
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What is the meaning of the term “vaping”?

answerinhaling the aerosol released
by an e-cigarette
answerinhaling the smoke released
by a tobacco cigarette
answercharging an e-cigarette
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True or False: The toxic ingredient formaldehyde, a chemical which may cause cancer, has been found in the liquid in some e-cigarettes.

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The liquid in e-cigarettes can ____________ if someone drinks, sniffs, or touches it.

answerbecome extremely hot
answerchange into a vapor
answerbe toxic
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True or False: The science shows that e-cigarettes always have a positive impact on helping people quit smoking tobacco.

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True or False: Research shows a strong link between teens using e-cigarettes and smoking tobacco cigarettes (both of which contain the same addictive ingredient nicotine).

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True or False: Recent surveys show smoking tobacco cigarettes is at an all-time low among middle and high school students.

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True or False: As with tobacco cigarettes, recent surveys show decreases in the number of teens who have used e-cigarettes in the past month.

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About how many adult tobacco smokers started smoking tobacco cigarettes before age 18?

answer3 out of 10 people
answer6 out of 10 people
answer9 out of 10 people
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E-cigarettes may not be that helpful for quitting tobacco cigarettes since ____________ of adults who use e-cigarettes also use tobacco cigarettes.

answer25%
answer50%
answer75%
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True or False: The federal government has rules about how e-cigarettes are made and sold in the United States.

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Due to the dramatic increases in the number of users as well as concerns over possible health effects, the federal government is considering ____________ e-cigarettes.

answerregulating
answerprohibiting
answercraving
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Based on animal studies, researchers suspect the nicotine in e-cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes may prime human brains to find other drugs, like cocaine, more rewarding. This would result in:

answeran alternative method of quitting tobacco
answeran increase in a brain chemical that minimizes addiction cravings
answeran increase in the likelihood of further drug use and possible addiction
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What do scientists currently know about the health effects from exposure to the chemicals in e-cigarette aerosol and secondhand aerosol?

answerScientists have determined that e-cigarette aerosol is not harmful.
answerScientists have not determined how these chemicals in aerosol form and in average e-cigarette doses impact users and those around them.
answerScientists have determined that e-cigarette aerosol is as dangerous as tobacco smoke.
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