Lesson Plan: Vaping and JUULing

The Physician Advocacy Network has developed this vaping and JUULing curriculum for teachers and others to use to educate middle and high school students about the harms of vaping. Below, you will find the lesson plan and supporting resources. If you have any questions or would like a copy of the powerpoint file, please email Grace Higgins at ghiggins@metrodoctors.com. 


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Addressing Misconceptions About New Tobacco Products

There's a lot of misinformation and misconceptions around new tobacco products. This resource from the Physician Advocacy Network provides some of the most common misconceptions, and the facts about the topic based on the latest scientific evidence. 
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Talking with Kids About Vaping

Parents may now know if they should be talking with their kids about vaping, or where to start. This resource from the Physician Advocacy Network covers some of the basic information about youth vaping, and directs parents tips on talking with their kids from the Surgeon General. 
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Tobacco 101 Lesson Plan

This seven-lesson guide developed by the Association for Nonsmokers- Minnesota contains multimedia and interactive lessons for your use in training young people about tobacco, the tobacco industry, and how their voice can create a healthier community. These lessons include discussions, hands on activities, videos, community surveys and the opportunity to makes plans to create policy change. The guide is a fun, interactive tool to develop young tobacco prevention advocates. Learn more at www.ansrmn.org/rtc/resources.

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U.S. Surgeon General Resources

In 2016, The U.S. Surgeon General's Report released the first Federal report on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults. In addition to a comprehensive review of the public health issue of electronic cigarettes and their impact on our nation's young people, the agency developed a number of helpful resources, including information on nicotine's impact on the developing brain, nicotine addiction, and young people using more than one tobacco product. Learn more at e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov