Resources for Schools

The most effective ways for schools to help address the youth vaping epidemic are:

  1. Offer an evidence-based tobacco education program to all middle & high school students.

  2. Instead of suspension or expulsion for tobacco policy violations, develop and implement a policy that includes in-school suspension and requires students to complete an evidence-based education program about nicotine addiction and offers quitting resources to students.

Recommended School-based Tobacco Education Programs
Ten sessions using
small group format with
interactive learning activities
Short lessons that
meet several National Academic Standards
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Digital sessions for
8th-12th Graders  available through EVERFI
Resources for School Policy Makers
Model policies for smokefree and tobacco-free schools
including policy violation recommendations.
Interactive program that
teaches teens about the
dangers of nicotine dependence.