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5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes

5 Things Employers Need to Know Now about E-cigarettes

Confused about what to do about vaping in the workplace? You’re not alone.

Conflicting media coverage about e-cigarettes—also called vaping—has many HR managers and benefit consultants looking for answers to questions like: Are e-cigarettes as harmful as other tobacco products? Is there a risk of secondhand smoke with e-cigarettes? Should e-cigarettes be included in a tobacco-free policy?

The science around e-cigarettes has been moving quickly as researchers try to keep pace with the flood of products on the market.

Some say they help some individuals to quit smoking and should be more widely recommended as a smoking cessation aid. However, e-cigarettes are not approved as a cessation device by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Cut through the confusion with these 5 facts about vaping and the impact of e-cigarettes on employees and workplaces.

Learn 5 Facts about Vaping

One of the most common questions we hear from employers is “Do e-cigarettes actually help smokers to quit?” Because if the answer is yes, policies that restrict their use at work may seem counterintuitive for promoting tobacco cessation.

Presently, the answer to this question is “for some people, some of the time.”

Get insights into how to best support employees who want to quit vaping—and protect the health of non-vaping employees as well.

This report on 5 facts about vaping covers:

  • The health impacts of e-cigarettes
  • The evidence about e-cigarettes for smoking cessation
  • Tips for creating clear workplace policies on e-cigarette use
  • The percentage of adult e-cigarette users who plan to quit vaping for good
  • The support e-cigarette users need to quit

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