Youth vaping

Date Published: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Dr Colette Muir talks about youth vaping, what we need to know.



  • 00:00 intro
  • 00:37 why become interested in vaping?
  • 01:40 what are the numbers?
  • 04:19 why are youth vaping?
  • 05:06 ministry position
  • 06:12 potential harm
  • 07:26 canadian peadiatic society statement
  • 11:13 5 A framework
  • 11:59 toolbox for clinicians
  • 12:54 vaping and schools
  • 14:25 what needs to happen in this space
  • 15:37 Take home messages


Take home messages

  • You need to know about teen vaping – it’s a thing!
  • Ask/screen about vaping - Use your youth health skills
  • Help support our education based colleagues
  • Support a youth public health voice in this complex area.





Dr Colette Muir
Developmental Paediatrician

Colette is a developmental paediatrician who works at starship hospital at Auckland DHB and also at the Kauri Centre. She trained in Auckland and then completed her developmental paediatric fellowship at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane.


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