Whereas current research and evidence related to vaping has documented the serious harmful health effects, including the possibility of lung blockage and death; and

Whereas increasing numbers of adolescents and young adults are using vaping products, which are readily available in our community; That the School Committee requests the District Leadership add a health unit on the effects of vaping to the 9th grade health curriculum that explains the highly addictive effects of nicotine and lung damage caused by oils in vaping products. Additionally, the District Leadership will create an action plan that outlines the important public health measures that will be taken to protect our families, students, and staff.


School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
09/03/2019 Adopted as Amended

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