Teen Put on Life Support for Vaping Warns Others: ‘It’s Killing You’

June 10, 2020 NBC “A North Texas teenager said he thought he had coronavirus when he got sick a couple of months ago. It turned out to be side effects of vaping. Ronald Cruz was preparing to graduate from W.T. White High School in Dallas when he suddenly found himself in a hospital in April.”

National Adolescent Drug Trends in 2019: Findings Released Marijuana Vaping Surges

December 18, 2019 University of Michigan – Institute for Social Research “Increases in adolescent marijuana vaping from 2018 to 2019 ranked among the largest single-yearincreases ever observed by Monitoring the Future in the past 45 years among all outcomes ever measured. In 2019 thepercentage of adolescents who had vaped marijuana in the last 12 months was 21% in 12th grade, …

Teen Vaping Linked to More Health Risks

December 18, 2019 Yale Medicine “…federal and state officials have reported thousands of cases and dozens of deaths related to a newly identified lung disease that the CDC has named EVALI (the acronym stands for e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury). Patients affected by the disease have symptoms ranging from cough, chest pain, and shortness of breath to fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea, …

Vaping Rises Among Teens

February, 2019 National Institute of Health “A new survey found an alarming rise in the number of American teens who tried vaping last year. The study suggests that vaping may be driving an increase in nicotine use for teens.” https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2019/02/vaping-rises-among-teens

Wisconsin Bucks National Trend On E-Cigarettes

Friday, June 16, 2017, 3:35pm Wisconsin Public Radio “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 11.3 percent of high schoolers used e-cigarettes in 2016, a sharp decline from previous years. Wisconsin went the other direction, seeing a rise to 13.3 percent. ” https://www.wpr.org/wisconsin-bucks-national-trend-e-cigarettes

New Report: E-Cigarette Use Outpaces Conventional Cigarettes Among WI Youth

November 16, 2016 Wisconsin Department of Health Services “Fewer Wisconsin youth are smoking cigarettes than ever before, but more of them are reporting using e-cigarettes, according to the 2016 Youth Tobacco Survey, a report released by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.” https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/news/releases/111616.htm

Democratic proposal would legalize, regulate marijuana in Wisconsin

July 14, 2017 The Capital Times “Marijuana would be legal in Wisconsin for medicinal and recreational use under a bill introduced Thursday by Rep. Melissa Sargent, D-Madison.” http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/election-matters/democratic-proposal-would-legalize-regulate-marijuana-in-wisconsin/article_74000942-d97f-572d-ba7b-3fed70a9443a.html

Wisconsin Heaviest-Drinking State In Country, Study Finds

Research Also Shows Menominee County To Have Highest Rates Of Binge Drinking In Country Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 6:00am Wisconsin Public Radio “A new study released by the Seattle-based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shows that Wisconsin is the heaviest-drinking state in the country.” (click on the link below to view entire article) https://www.wpr.org/wisconsin-heaviest-drinking-state-country-study-finds

Alcohol use among Wisconsin senior citizens is on the rise

April 26, 2017, at 2:10 p.m. Associated Press and US News “MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Alcohol use among Wisconsin senior citizens is on the rise.” (click on the link below to view entire article) https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/wisconsin/articles/2017-04-26/alcohol-use-among-wisconsin-senior-citizens-on-the-rise

How Much Alcohol Is Really OK?

Oct 2, 2017 Updated Oct 4, 2017 HealthDay Reporter (click on the link below to view the entire article) “There’s little doubt that alcohol’s risks increase with quantity. The World Health Organization warns that alcohol is a factor in more than 200 types of medical conditions. And about 25 percent of deaths in people aged 20 to 39 are linked …