Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Teaching Cannabis Awareness and Prevention Conference. The conference will be held virtually on April 17th & 18th, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The theme of this year's conference is the Triangulum: Cannabis, Tobacco/Nicotine, and Vaping. For more information
on this conference, visit the registration portal.
The National Institutes of Health’s Office of Disease Prevention has released an art challenge for teens and young adults to share their ideas of how prevention can help improve the health of people in the U.S. Winning entries will be awarded $500-$3,500. Please klick on the following link for additional details on the contest.
Center for Disease Control (CDC) launched the Empower Vape-Free YouthTM campaign in 2023 to encourage middle and high school educators to speak with students about the risks of e-cigarettes and nicotine addiction; it includes resources for educators to help students avoid or quit vaping.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to 15 online retailers for selling and/or distributing unauthorized e-cigarette products packaged to look like youth-appealing characters, school supplies, toys, and drinks.
Download a summary of all the
free resources that Stanford REACH Lab currently has available. Use the
QR code included in the flyer to obtain additional information, including how
to contact the Stanford Team.
Read this article published by the Public Health Law Center (PHLC) to learn more about what proposition covers, the implications for tobacco retailers, and potential challenges to implementation.
Kick It California has created online resources to promote the Great American Smokeout, which will falls on November 16 this year. The resources include a self-guided quit kit (smoking and vaping), quit coaching, and quit videos. Please klick on the following link to access these resources.
Download educational materials for adults who want to learn more on talking to kids about the dangers of vaping. Materials show examples of
common vaping devices and describe some of the telltale signs that someone is
vaping. Click to learn more!
Click to access a library of self-paced trainings for students, parents/caregivers, school staff and communities on building resilience, relationship building, stress coping and so much more.
To learn more on alternative interventions and ways to implement, click to download "Alternatives to Suspension: Student Tobacco and Substance Use", developed by the California School-Based Health Alliance.
Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices: Nicotine Repackaged fact sheet is designed for school district administrators and principals to address the alarming increase in use of e-cigarettes among students.
VisionCreate a tobacco and vape-free generation in California.
To prevent and reduce tobacco and vape use among California school-aged youth.