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What does it do to me?

The two main risks of vaping are nicotine addiction and exposure to toxic, carcinogenic substances.

The illusion

"It's not as bad as smoking."

The reality


Nicotine affects how our brains function, which can lead to mental health problems such as depression, stress, and anxiety.


…of teenagers who vape are more likely to develop asthma than those who don't.

Flavoured vaping liquids.

E-liquids hide the truth.

E-liquids mostly comprise of propylene glycol, vegetable glycerine, flavouring, and nicotine.


…flavour categories have been banned in Canada: dessert flavours, confectionery flavours, cannabis flavours, energy drink flavours, and soft drink flavours.

Toxic ingredients.

Heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, nickel, tin, and copper are found in e-cigarette aerosols.


Repeated vaping can lead to throat and trachea irritations and increase the likelihood of contracting the flu.

Vaping increases the risk of cold sore transmissions and oral fungal infections (i.e., yeast infections).

The nicotine in e-cigarettes throws the brain off balance, potentially leading to mental health problems such as depression, stress, and anxiety.

Educational kit

PE teachers and instructors can use this material to help young people develop the skills promoted by EKIP. Among EKIP’s many aims is to prepare our youth for challenging life experiences.

This kit is designed to support your interventions. It can be presented in gym class, assigned as homework, or shared in a workshop.

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