Environmental Impact of Substances


Learn how tobacco, nicotine products, cannabis, and alcohol negatively impact the environment








Tobacco and the Environment

From the deforestation caused by growing and curing tobacco to the toxins of discarded vape devices and cigarettes that leach into our waterways, soil, and wildlife, tobacco and nicotine products harm the environment in many ways. Check out some of these articles by the Truth Initiative to learn more. Here are some other websites to check out as well: Environmental Impacts of Vaping,  Vape Waste: More Harmful Than You Think, and this YouTube video.

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