Vape teenager. Young pretty white girl smoking an electronic cigarette opposite modern brown background on the street in the winter.

As vaping has become more common among teenagers, illnesses and injuries have prompted calls for more restrictions.

The Sherburne County Substance Use Prevention Coalition and a host of other organizations are bringing a program to Elk River on  “Youth E-cigarette Use: Clearing the Cloud on Vaping.” It will run from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the District 728 office, 11500 193rd Ave., Elk River.

There will be a presentation from the American Lung Association and a panel of health care, law enforcement, school and parent representatives for questions and answers. Register at

KSTP-TV anchor Kevin Doran will provide opening remarks at the free event. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a resource fair. The program is at 6:30 p.m.

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