Vaping and Marijuana Assembly for Students

A sharp spike in vaping and the use of e-cigarettes by students has grabbed the attention of school administrators and school police officers.

The rapid spread of the fad was flagged in a 2016 report from the US surgeon general. It cited a 900% increase in e-cigarette use by high school students from 2011 to 2015, and the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey noted that 1.7 million high school students said they had used e-cigarettes in the previous 30 days. For middle school students, the number was 500,000.

Another disturbing trend is the rise of marijuana use juxtaposed against the decrease of traditional cigarette use. Since 1992, there has been a significant decline in daily cigarette use among 12th graders, while the rate of daily marijuana use has increased.

The Vaping and Marijuana Assembly for students address the common beliefs students have about vaping and marijuana use and shows them those beliefs are false and dangerous. 

Vaping and Marijuana Assembly for students include the following topics:

  1. The vaping industry is using Big Tobacco's old playbook and selling a lie. 
  2. Nicotine is addictive and harmful. JUUL, Soren, Phix, and other similar devices contain nicotine. 
  3. Vaping liquid It is not harmless water vapor.
  4. Marijuana is dangerous to the adolescent developing brain.

This assembly is presented by experienced law enforcement professionals. The presentation is engaging and dynamic. The Cyber Safety Cop instructor weaves in their own personal stories working in schools as School Resource Officers (SRO).


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