Escape the Vape contest videos open for public voting

Public voting is open through Wednesday, April 6. Students and adults can vote.

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The state Escape the Vape video contest finalists have been selected, and public voting is open to determine the student winners. Public voting is open through Wednesday, April 6.

The contest aims to engage Minnesota students and raise awareness of the dangers of using vapes, also called e-cigarettes.

There are middle school and high school categories, with five finalists in each from the 250 student videos submitted. Videos are no longer than 30 seconds.

To watch the finalist videos and cast your vote, visit the Escape the Vape Video contest website at . Students and adults can vote. The winners will be announced Thursday, April 7.

Wadena County Public Health encourages watching the videos as a great opportunity to learn about vaping harms and to see the creativity and skill young people possess.


Escape the Vape is a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Health, Tobacco-Free Alliance, Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota, CCF Advertising, Minnesota Youth Council and Change to Chill by Allina Health.

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