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ADE Provides Resources Regarding Vaping in Schools
ADE Provides Resources Regarding Vaping in Schools
MSD
Wednesday, November 06, 2019

During their fall meetings, the DESA had several discussions regarding vaping in our schools and the need for additional information and resources to support the efforts currently taking place. They have created the following document with some resources that might be helpful to you. 

ENDS – Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

Act 580  of 2019 – Includes a change in legal age (now 21) for purchase of tobacco products in Arkansas - http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2019/2019R/Acts/Act580.pdf

Kansas Vape-Free Schools Toolkit – Arkansas version coming

http://www.kdheks.gov/tobacco/download/Vape_Free_Schools_Toolkit.pdf

 Resources from the Arkansas Department of Health – Vaping Related

https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/vaping-related-lung-illness

 Centers for Disease Control – Data and Resources

https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/severe-lung-disease/resources/index.html

M.D. Anderson – ASPIRE (A Smoking Prevention Interactive Experience)

https://www.mdanderson.org/about-md-anderson/community-services/aspire.html

Arkansas Project Prevent

Create a 30-second video, which includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:

  • Living tobacco-free and encouraging others to do the same.
  • Educating others about the harmful effects of tobacco and nicotine, including e-cigarettes.

Deadline December 15, 2019

https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/project-prevent-youth-coalition

 Truth Initiative – Inspiring Tobacco Free Lives

https://truthinitiative.org

 Inside Vaping video by Benji Jones https://www.businessinsider.com/vaping-how-bad-are-vapes-e-cigarettes-health-issues-deaths-2019-9?jwsource=cl

Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes:  A Tip Sheet for Parents

https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/SGR_ECig_ParentTipsheet_508.pdf

 

The Arkansas Opidemic


Arkansas Take Back

https://www.artakeback.org/opioid-education/arkansasopidemic/

 

Arkansas Take Back Naloxone

https://www.artakeback.org/take-back/naloxone/

 

Centers for Disease Control – Healthy Youth Resources

Arkansas School Nurses Provided Naxolone

https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/jun/26/program-to-put-naloxone-in-school-nurse-1/

 Act 1222 of 2015 – "Good Samaritan" law

https://law.justia.com/codes/arkansas/2015/title-17/subtitle-3/chapter-95/subchapter-1/section-17-95-101/

 

Narkansas APP

https://www.artakeback.org/narcansas/