Vaping Information & Resources
As of October 1, 2019, 1,080* lung injury cases associated with using e-cigarette, or vaping, products have been reported to CDC from 48 states and 1 U.S. territory.
A new law went into effect Tuesday, October 1, 2019, throughout the State of Connecticut, raising the age of sale of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21.
Eighteen deaths have been confirmed in 15 states.
All patients have reported a history of using e-cigarette, or vaping, products.
Most patients report a history of using THC-containing products. The latest national and regional findings suggest products containing THC play a role in the outbreak. THC is the mind altering chemical in marijuana.
16% of patients are under 18 years old
21% of patients are 18 to 20 years old
Drop off Locations
Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal at the following locations(available24/7):
Prospect Police Department/TROOP I –
631 Amity Road Bethany, CT 06525 –Phone: (800) 956-8818
Wolcott Police Department –
225 Nichols Rd, Wolcott, CT06716 –Phone: (203) 879-1414
Cheshire Police Department –
500 Highland Avenue, Cheshire, CT 06410 –Phone: (203) 271-5500