The following paper provides background information related to both traditional tobacco use such as cigarette smoking as well as a comprehensive look at the relatively new trend of electronic cigarette usage. A review of literature focused on different factors that contribute to vaping among today’s youth is provided. Factors being explored include, addiction, flavors, marketing and advertising, features and consequences of use. Research and findings are presented related to each factor. Finally, an evidence-based tobacco-use prevention program is presented.

Year Manuscript Completed

Spring 2024

Senior Project Advisor

Kelly Rogers, Ph.D.

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree

Field of Study

General Studies

Document Type

Thesis - Murray State Access only

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