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Webcast: Vaping's rise and risks

Devices can easily appear as fitness trackers, smartwatches

Kyle Greenman, clinical associate at Adolescent Counseling Services' Adolescent Substance Abuse Program, discusses the growing prevalence of vaping among local teens and what parents, school administrators and public officials should know about the phenomenon.

Watch the webcast here or listen to the podcast version of the episode here.

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Posted by Anon
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 8, 2019 at 1:33 pm

Now that we know that the safety of vaping is unproven, can we at least get the restrooms at Paly patrolled. Make the vapers go over to Town and Country to vape-- massive numbers of students go over all the time anyway.


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