Tobacco, Marijuana & Vaping in Monmouth County
The percentage of adults in Monmouth County who smoked cigarettes
increased from 14% in 2015 to 19.6% in 2016.
Although cigarette smoking rates are relatively low, the emergence of vaping and e-cigarettes poses a big issue for our communities, especially among our youth. Additionally, with the likely legalization of recreational marijuana, prevention education has never been more important.