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Prevention

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Tobacco & vapour products prevention

A comprehensive approach to tobacco control, including school policies and evidenced-based programs, can reduce tobacco and vapour products use among school-aged children and youth. 

Tobacco and Vapour Products Reduction Coordinators can:

  • Provide evidence-based resources 
  • Facilitate in-class presentations for students
  • Train teachers and healthcare providers  

More information for children, youth and young adults

Health Canada resources on smoking, vaping and tobacco

BC Lung Vapour Product Resources 

Centres for Disease Control & Prevention: Youth Tobacco Prevention

The Truth Campaign

Stanford University Research Into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising  

Smoke-Free Movies  

Youth Statistics

McCreary Centre Society BC Adolescent Health Survey

Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CSTADS)

SOURCE: Prevention ( )
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