With the first vaping-related death reported in Missouri, health organizations are looking for ways of combating the addiction to electronic cigarette devices.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department says that it is working to get ahead of vaping addiction.

It will be partnering with Springfield Public Schools to bring education to the table, warning students from as early as the sixth grade about the dangers of the electronic cigarettes.

CoxHealth is considering programs that treating vaping like a tobacco addiction, weaning people off of the device slowly.