Vaping Decoded:

Empowering parents in the vaping conversation

FREE live 60 minute webinar for Huntingtower parents | Logo for Zoom

Wednesday, 28th February at 7pm (Melbourne)

Parents are one of the most important protective factors when it comes to preventing teenage vaping.

This webinar is aimed at empowering parents to have more relevant conversations with their teens around vaping.

We will cover the following topics:

  • Understand today’s vaping culture & peer influences
  • Hear the most frequently asked parent questions on vaping
  • Learn about how vape products are marketed to young people
  • Recognise the health and environmental risks associated with vaping
  • Equip yourself with strategies on how to start a conversation with your child
  • Gain tips and strategies for preventing vaping among young people
  • Learn how you can support young people who have started vaping

1 in 3 high school students have experimented with vaping

Big Tobacco and Vaping

While illegal in Australia, big tobacco companies are still investing heavily in the development and marketing of e-cigarettes and other vaping products. Here are some ways that big tobacco companies promote vaping:

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Partnering with influencers or popular social media personalities to promote their products to their followers.

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Sponsoring events and partner with big brands including, soccer clubs, Formula 1 events and music festivals.

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Developing devices with a range of flavours and nicotine strengths to appeal to different tastes and preferences.

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Campaigns feature young attractive models using e-cigarettes in trendy locations, associating vaping with a certain lifestyle.

Vaping Decoded: Empowering parents in the vaping conversation

Free live 60 minute webinar | Logo for Zoom

This webinar is aimed at empowering parents to have more relevant conversations with their teens around vaping.

Register now:

Wednesday, 28th February at 7pm (Melbourne)
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Presented By

A/Prof. Timo Dietrich

  • Director and co-founder of Blurred Minds
  • Over 10 years of experience in the alcohol, tobacco and drug education space
  • Award-winning behaviour change expert & co-inventor of the Co-create – Build – Engage (CBE™) framework
  • Senior Fellow at National Centre for Youth Substance Use Research, University of Queensland

Dr. James Durl

  • Research officer and Lead workshop facilitator of Blurred Minds

  • More than 5 years delivering alcohol, vaping and drug education to schools

  • Multiple award-winning research spanning virtual reality and youth service design

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