Vapes and E-Cigarettes

14 different types of e-cigarettes and vapes in a line.


The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program provides information and resources that can to help as you attempt to quit.  There are medicines which can improve your chances of quitting.  MassHealth covers these FDA-approved medicines, and many other plans offer them for free or at low cost with a prescription. If you have a child under the age of 18 who might need help quitting, talk to their pediatrician about whether a prescription for one of these quit-smoking medicines is right for them.  Combining medication with coaching support can triple your chances of success. So call the Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free advice and support. It’s confidential and is available in multiple languages.

Additional Cessation and Education Resources on Tobacco and Vaping:

  • Massachusetts Smokers’ Helpline is a free and confidential service for individuals who seek help to end their tobacco use. The service includes specialized coaching, including behavioral health counseling and connection to local support groups. Over 9,000 individuals are served annually.  The Baker‐Polito Administration has strengthened the Helpline’s robust outreach about nicotine replacement therapies so individuals who were previously vaping are not inadvertently steered to traditional cigarettes. Individuals who would like help seeking treatment are encouraged to call the Helpline at 1‐800‐QUIT‐NOW or visit
  • Different Products, Same Danger,” originally launched in April 2019, links the dangers of vaping to cigarette smoking, and was developed with the input and feedback from middle and high school students across the state.
  • The New Look of Nicotine Addiction,” originally launched in July 2018, seeks to spread the word that these high‐tech products are harmful and contain nicotine which can damage a teenager’s developing brain and lead to addiction.
  • Materials are also available for download on the Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse website.
  • The dangers of JUULing. Learn more.