Tobacco & Vaping

Statistics

In 2014, 73% of high school students and 56% of middle school students who used tobacco products in the past 30 days reported using a flavored tobacco product during that time.

Nearly 1 of every 20 middle school students (4.9%) reported in 2018 that they used electronic cigarettes in the past 30 days—an increase from 0.6% in 2011.

Nearly 1 of every 5 high school students (20.8%) reported in 2018 that they used electronic cigarettes in the past 30 days—an increase from 1.5% in 2011.

Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Nevada County Superintendent of Schools
Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)

The TUPE program aims to reduce youth tobacco and cannabis use by helping students make healthful decisions through educational instruction and activities that build knowledge as well as social skills and youth development assets.

With an increase in vaping and marijuana potency, this video introduces parents to youth trends with tobacco, vaping and marijuana. It includes student interviews, information on what vaping is, how marijuana has changed in potency in recent years and the corresponding health risks to youth. 

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