Not Blowing Smoke: Teens Vaping and e-cigarettes

Not Just Blowing Smoke: Teens and Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Marijuana Use
Posted on 09/05/2018
Not Just Blowing Smoke

Thursday, October 11th • 5:30p.m.–7:30p.m. • Lincoln Middle School

Join us for an interactive presentation on e-cigarettes, vaping, and marijuana use. Staff from the City of Portland’s Public Health Division will present information on the health risks associated with use of these products by teens. You will have an opportunity to see what these devices look like, ask questions, and get tips on how to talk about substance use with the teens in your life!

Presenter Biographies:
Janet Janet joined the City of Portland's Public Health Division in November 2017 as a Community Health Promotion Specialist. She works within both the Substance Use Prevention and Tobacco Use Prevention programs, focusing on providing youth prevention services. Janet is a two time alumnus from the University of New England where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Biology in 2014 followed by her Master of Public Health degree in 2017. In her spare time Janet enjoys exploring Portland's growing food scene and going to concerts.




Krista Krista
is the Tobacco Prevention Program Coordinator for the City of Portland’s Public Health Division, leading the Tobacco Prevention Program, which provides services to all of Cumberland County. Krista has been with Portland Public Health since June 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health Education in 2012 from Bridgewater State University and her Master of Education in Nutrition Education from Framingham State University in 2015. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and enjoys spending time with her husband, son Brady, and two dogs!