E-Cigarettes: Resources You Can Use

E-Cigarettes E-Newsletter

Issue III - 03.2018

In This Issue...

  1. E-Cigarette Social Media Messages
  2. IL Tobacco Quitline
  3. E-Cigarette Article
  4. Resources You Can Use

For additional information about Smoking Cessation, visit IAFP's webpage today!


E-Cigarettes: Social Media Messages

Help spread the message about the safety of e-cigarettes! Use IAFP's already made social media messages on ENDS. Find them on the dedicated webpage or in the text below:


Thing e-cigarettes will help you quit tobacco? Think again! @QuitYesIL offers proven ways to help tobacco users who want to quit for good.

Using e-cigs, cigalikes, e-hookahs, modes, vapes, vape pens, or tank systems? What is in that e-liquid? Is it safe? @QuitYesIL to find out.

How much nicotine is in that e-cigarette? Is it harmful? Who knows? FDA knows! 

Keep kids safe from e-cig's e-liquid! 5ml vial of e-liquid may contain concentration 10x greater than lethal dose! @ILPoisonCenter

Facebook Posts

What's in those e-cigarettes? Who knows? FDA knows! Before you take another puff, check it out! Vaping isn't harmless! http://quityes.org/ 1-866-QUIT-YES

Using e-cigs, cigalikes, e-hookahs, modes, vapes, vape pens, or tank systems? What is in that e-liquid? Is it safe? http://quityes.org/ to find out! Call 1-800-QUIT-YES

Keep kids safe! Could you be unknowlingly endangering your child? 5ml vial of e-liquid for e-cigarettes may contain 10x lethal dose! Check it out with http://quityes.org/ Emergency? Contact Illinois Poision Center, 800-222-1222, http://illinoispoisoncenter.org/

Is vaping helping you quit smoking? Think again! Call 1-866-QUIT-YES for proven ways to help you quick tobacco and nictoine. http://quityes.org/  

Illinois Tobacco Quitline

Refer your patients to the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, a free resource, funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health, for people who want to quit for good. 

Registered nurses, respiratory therapists, and certified tobacco-treatment counselors are on call 7 days a week, 7am-11pm, to answer all of your patients' tobacco-related questions.  

The Quitline serves a diverse client base, with Spanish-speaking counselors and live translation services in over 200 languages!

For free materials and referral forms, visit the Illinois Tobacco Quitline webpage for healthcare professionals.

E-Cigarette Article

Don't miss out on IAFP's e-cigarette publication:

E-Cigarettes - Are They Safe? An Update for Primary Care Physicians

By Monica J. Fudala, MD, Northshore University HealthSystem / University of Chicago, Department of Family Medicine, Associate Director of Family Medicine Inpatient Services, Core Faculty for the University of Chicago Family Medicine Residency.

Click on the link below to access the article and earn up to 0.25 AMA PRA Category One Credit(s)TM.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the adverse reactions of e-cigarette usage
  • Explain the limitations of research on e-cigarette usage as a tobacco reduction strategy
  • Describe the uncertainty of amounts of nicotine in ENDS

Click here to access the article.

Click here to complete the post-test and claim credit for the article.

The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Expiration - June 30, 2019.

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